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Geography as Destiny

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In 1519, Hernán Cortés and his Spanish conquistadors broached the city of Tenochtitlan, taking down the mighty empire. Why did the Spanish have an advantage over the Aztecs? Dr. Thomas Sowell proposes that geography can shape the destiny of a culture or civilization.

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