WARTIME: A History Series

S06E02: The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

December 15, 2016

In the summer of 1680 a revolution swept through the deserts of Spanish New Mexico. Led by the fabled Popé, the Pueblo Revolt saw native warriors rise up against oppressive Spanish rule in the Rio Grande River Valley. After only two weeks of fighting, Popé’s warriors accomplished the unthinkable forcing the imperialists out of their ancestral homeland, an inspiration to revolutionaries for centuries to come.  On this episode we discuss the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.

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