Once Hernan had found land in what we call now mexico he went on an exploration of the land to figure out what was there. Once he was there he had found where the Aztecs main city was. The Aztecs had all of the things that Hernan was hoping for. So here comes the next thing in line, Hernan was going to try to conquer the Aztecs with his army and succeeded. His next goal was to try to create a settlement for Spain.
The Aztec and Spanish The outcome of the contact between the Aztec and the Spanish was welcoming initially but after a certain period of time, The Spanish decided to take over the Aztec and Inca Empire. The purpose of this Spanish expedition was to seek fame and fortune for Spain and also spread Christianity to the natives and new lands. This had led them into war between the Aztec and Spanish The Aztec first arrives in Mexico in the late 1100s. By 1250, they settled near the shores of Lake Texcoco and by 1325 they had begun building the majestic city of Tenochtitlan. In 1518 Spanish conquistador, Hernan Cortes held an expedition to conquer Mexico and the Aztec holds almost the central and southern of Mexico.
Levy tells the story of Hernan Cortes, originally setting sail from Spain, as he sailed from Cuba to the shores of Mexico in 1519, eager about the discovery of new lands. Cortes, as well as many other explorers during this time, was inspired by the Three G’s: God, gold, and glory. He planned to conquer the new lands for Spain, to convert the natives to Catholicism, and to obtain the riches of the land, mostly gold. Conquistador is basically a record of the last days of the Aztec civilization, as the two groups, the Aztecs and the Spaniards, clash, and the Spaniards ultimately come out on top. When Cortes and his men first arrived on the island of Cozumel in 1519, they were unaware that a complex and advanced civilization was just beyond the shores of Mexico.
Frightened, he journeyed back to Spain where he was unexpectedly "knighted, given a personal coat of arms, and granted a royal patent to colonize the islands of Bimini and Florida. He was officially named the Adelantado Don Juan Ponce de Leon, Governor of the Islands of Bimini and
This American Revolution was very similar to the Spanish American war. Both of these wars were fought for a country 's freedom. History really does repeat itself. There is some background information on how Spain actually took over some parts of the world. This goes way back to 1492 where Spain was the first European country to actually sail across the Atlantic ocean going westward.
Although it has its origins from the Aztec Empire, the holiday is widely celebrated in Latin America and even some parts of the United States. During the 1960s and early 1970s, the Chicano Movement embraced El Día de los Muertos as a way to reconnect with pre-Hispanic and Mexican
Álvar Núñez Cabeza De Vaca Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was a spanish explorer from the New World and was an early explorer and first historian of Texas who was born in Jeréz de la Frontera, Spain in 1490 and died in 1559 in his early career he was in the military. In 1527 he was part of an expedition led by Panfilo de Narváez in an attempt to claim the territory from Florida to Mexico for Spain that reached what is now Tampa Bay, Florida, they set out with around 600 men and set out in June in 1528 and only four people survived and Cabeza De Vaca was one of them. Cabeza de vaca traveled for eight years across the southeast US he became a faith healer to some Native Americans as well as a trader. His name means ‘’cow head’’ in spanish
early explorers 1 Hernando de Soto is from Barcarolle, spain. Hernando de Soto started at 1539 that he set out for north america. 2 Hernando de Soto landed on west indies as a young man and he makes a fortune in the central american slave trade. Hernando de soto landed on Spain. Hernando de soto landed in mississippi river, Built float boats.
A Gift of Cocoa Beans In 1519, the explorer Hernán Cortés arrived with a fleet of ships from Spain in what is now southern Mexico. There he came into contact with the Aztec people and their ruler, Montezuma. Montezuma welcomed Cortés and gave him a gift of cocoa beans. Cortés and his men were among the first Europeans to see and taste cocoa beans. By that time, the beans had been an important part of the Aztec culture for many centuries.
He crossed the Atlantic and made landfall on an island he named San Salvador which was part of the Americas. Columbus had in fact discovered a new uncharted world on the other side of the Atlantic. He continued his search for gold for 96 days in the Americas, thinking he had landed in islands off the Asian coast. When he returned to Spain he was commissioned to do several more voyages and built
1. England came to settle in America due to financial reasons, for power, for land, and for religious freedom. Unlike England, Spain came to settle in America for the conversion of Catholicism, control of the native population and cultural assimilation. According to the book Of the People, Spain came to North America for the same reasons they explored in Mexico like gold and spread of religion, “In the southeast, the Spanish never found the great sought-after cities of gold resembling the Aztec capitals” (pg.23). Spain began its exploration in North America with Christopher Columbus.