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IN 1519, THE BOLD and inspiring Cortez and his Spaniards reached
the valley where Mexico City lies today.
There he met and conquered the great Montezuma, king of
the Aztecs, Emperor of the Nahua nation, protector of a huge and
The successful expedition of Cortez is symbolic of the four
years a student at West spends, leaving triumphant at graduation,
having gained the riches of knowledge.
Only the intriguing legends and colorful drawings of the
vanished Aztec culture, which are in interpreted throughout the
book, remains. A huge calendar carved on 20 tons of stone is the
historic relic represented on the cover of the 1956 Westerner. In
the center is the face of the Sun God, which can be comparedto a
year's activities at West. The concentric circles of symbols tell the
Aztec myths of the creation and destruction of thegworld. T
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