Maps 1501 1600 maps 1601 1645 maps 1646 1700 maps 1701 1774 maps 1775 1780 maps 1781 1800 maps 1801 1815 maps 1816 1900. Mexico has experienced many changes in territorial organization during its history as an independent state.
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Map of mexico in the 1600s. Conflict over ministry and control of indigenous peoples continues pitting the regular clergy franciscans and other mendicant. World s continents historical maps world spoken languages physical map and satellite images. The map shows the land holdings and geneology of a family in central mexico.
World map 1340 1600. In the course of the seventeenth century the calamitous decline of the indigenous population of mexico continues reaching its nadir of 1 5 million inhabitants in 1650 from a baseline at the time of the conquest variously estimated to range from 5 to 25 million. For almost 300 years after 1521 mexico was a colony of spain and known as la nueva españa or new spain.
The twelve intendancies and the governmental divisions of new california old california. What is happening in mexico and central america in 2005ce. These lead to a period of political instability in the 1990s and to insurrection on behalf of the many still dispossessed indian peasants.
A 400 year old map of mexico dating from the spanish empire is now being displayed for the first time at the united states library of congress. Known as the codex quetzalecatzin it was created by. One such decree was the law of bases for the convocation of the constituent congress to the constitutive act of the mexican federation which determined the national land area as the result of.
Map description historical map of mexico the viceroyalty of new spain 1786 1821. It covers an area that runs from just north of mexico city to just below puebla roughly 100 miles away to the southeast. French explorations and forts 1600s a map of north america showing the routes of early french exploration of the mississippi valley from the great lakes to the gulf of mexico in the 1600 s.
The map shows the routes of father jacques marquette with louis jolliet and robert lasalle re. Maps of the past llc 531 a w hopkins st left side lower level san marcos tx 78666. Maps 1951 1973 maps 1974 today.
Next map mexico and central america in 2005. For mexico the 1970s and 80s are dominated by oil boom and bust. The territorial boundaries of mexico were affected by presidential and imperial decrees.
It was the crown jewel in spains holdings in the new world after the spanish conquered the aztecs in 1521 mexico grew to include most of present day central america and the southwestern united states. In recent years however the.