Hernan Cortes

Hernan Cortes

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  • Diego Velasquez asks Cortes to join him on an expedition to the New World. Cortes agrees and sees an opportunity where he can do other things.
  • Cortes! Accompany me to the New World!
  • Of course Velasquez!
  • Cortes thinks that this will finally allow him to fulfill his boy dreams of one day conquering land.  He begins by going with Velazquez to Cuba and claim land in the name of Spain. 
  • Now I can finally conquer!
  • In return for Accompanying him to the New World, Cortes was given an estate with many gold mines so he can be wealthy. However, this wasn't enough to satisfy 
  • Cortes makes a new ally and she helps him with his obsession for gold by telling him about the Aztecs and all the gold they have. Cortes wants to go explore this land and then conquer in the name of the King. 
  • Cortes and his Spanish troops send the Aztec messengers running after displaying their power by firing their weapons at nearby trees.
  • Cortes makes alliances with natives that the Aztecs captured. These helped his army grow to the thousands quickly and able to take down the Aztecs.
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