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    Hernan Cortes Hero

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    7. Hernan Cortes is known throughout history specifically for his conquest of the Aztec peoples. Militaristically speaking this was a significant event. Cortes defeated an army 300 times the size of his own and was able to take control of the Aztec capital. Yet, Hernan Cortes is not a celebrated hero in modern day Mexico. Do YOU think Cortes is a hero or villain? Keep in mind this is a complex question. You should not simply say he was a villain because he killed many Aztecs. Your answer needs to be more substantial. You will need to collect and weigh different evidence. Why should he be seen as a hero? Why could he be seen as a villain? Then compare your information and explain which outweighs the other and why? I think Hernan Cortes is neither…

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    Hernan Cortes was born in the year 1845. He is said to be one of the people who helped to advance the position of Spain in North America in the sixteenth century. Cortes came from a lesser noble family hence, a wonder into his courageous expeditions. t a time, he studied at the University of Salamanca. He had a yearning to attain his fortune, and in as early as 19 years, he set out to look for it. “In his explorative journeys, Cortes was a ruthless man, and he would do anything including…

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    What would it be like to be one of the reasons for starting the western world, or conquering the a huge group of natives called the Aztecs, or starting a new civilization, that question can only be answered by the great Hernan Cortes. Who is Hernan Cortes? Cortes is a famous spanish conquistador who conquered Mexico. Cortes’ voyage was one of the reasons Mexico has a spanish culture today. Cortes was born to be a conquistador after he dropped out of his school so he could learn how to fight.…

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    Hernan Cortes Hernan Cortes was a spanish conquistador, military leader and explorer. He was most greatly known for conquering the Aztecs. He was born in 1485 in Medellin, Spain. His full name was Hernan Cortes, marques del Valle de Oaxaca. He sometimes also goes by Hernando Cortes. In some accounts it says that he studied at the university of Salamanca for a time. He came from a lesser noble family is Spain. Cortes died on december 2, 1547. Hernan Cortes was a very important historical…

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    this famous massacre is most often remembered of the fall of the Aztec Empire, and the rise of Spanish domination in the region, the fall of the empire was most attributed to Hernan Cortes and his small army of men disregarding orders from the Spanish crown, and using violence and persuasion to bring down an empire. In the years leading up to this famous massacre, there was a long background in Mexico and South America for the Spanish soldiers and explorers led by the Conquistador Hernan…

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    To begin with, Hernan Cortes wanted to conquer, what is now known as Mexico, and to do that he would have to defeat the Aztecs. The Aztecs controlled majority of Mexico, and was Cortes’s main target to defeat, so that he could have control over what he set out to conquer. Throughout his journey through Mexico he discovered a native group who were also against the Aztecs, the Tlaxcalans. The only way he could defeat them was with there help. With both armies united, they went on with their…

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    Conquered by the Spanish and Cortes Sara Cabrera History 20 Leann King The Spanish and Hernan Cortes are very important throughout history. Conquering the Aztecs was very important to Cortes, who was captain. Him and his soldiers planned and landed in Mexico in 1519; with 550 men, sixteen horses, and ten cannon. Hernan Cortes was a soldier in the expedition of Cuba that was led by Diego Vasquez and then later they sent him to Mexico and they were searching for fame,…

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    Hernan Cortes was a Spanish conqueror and explorer who was recognized for defeating the Aztec empire as well as conquering the land of Mexico and claiming it for Spain. Born in 1485 in his hometown Medellin, Spain, He lived with his father, Martin Cortes, and his mother Catalina Pizarro Altamirano. His guardians were poor members of the lower nobility class. Hernan set sail to the new world at the age of 19.[1]. Cortes conquered the land of Cuba in 1511. In the year of 1518, Velázquez, an…

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    These letters written by Hernan Cortes who was a Spaniard conquistador who first conquest of Cuba and thereafter turn his head to the Mexico to conquest as well. In 1519 he sorted out attack of Mexico. Thereafter, he arrived in Mexico on April 22, 1519. By 1521, he had taken all the control of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan ( Mexico City ).After his conquest of Mexico , Spanish chroniclers offered him to write what he saw in Mexico, thereafter he had to write these letters to show what he…

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    In the early fifteen hundred’s a Spanish expedition was sent on a mission to conquer Mexico, and consisted of approximately a dozen ships. Hernán Cortés was one of the most accomplished of the conquistadors in the sixteenth century, and also known throughout the world as the man who defeated the Aztec Empire. By overthrowing the Aztec Empire and their emperor, Moctezuma, Cortes conquered Mexico. Hernán Cortés was eternally known as a man who was rather bold and valiant in his leadership of his…

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