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Texcoco



Introduction of Texcoco
Town in Mexico state, on the side of Lake Texcoco,NE of Mexico City, central Mexico. It was animportant town in Aztec times; its rulers were the firstNahuatl leaders to gain control over the Valley ofMexico. By the 15th century Texcoco was payingtribute to the rulers of Azcapotzalco and later in thecentury came under the shadow of the Aztec rulers ofTenochtitlan as one of the three pueblos of theAztec Confederation. The Spanish under HernanCortes used Texcoco as a base from which to attackTenochtitlan. Town in Mexico state, on the side of Lake Texcoco,NE of Mexico City, central Mexico. It was animportant town in Aztec times; its rulers were the firstNahuatl leaders to gain control over the Valley ofMexico. By the 15th century Texcoco was payingtribute to the rulers of Azcapotzalco and later in thecentury came under the shadow of the Aztec rulers ofTenochtitlan as one of the three pueblos of theAztec Confederation. The Spanish under HernanCortes used Texcoco as a base from which to attackTenochtitlan.

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