Exploring History
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Exploring History

The Conquistador Who Joined the Mayans Against the Spanish

Gonzalo Guerrero, the father of the first Mestizos

Many of us grew up hearing about the discovery of the New World. We learned the rhyme ‘in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue’, we learned that he was not in fact the first European to discover the Americas and eventually many of us learned of the horrific cost of Columbus’…

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