Hernan Cortes Contributions To The Renaissance

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Hernan Cortes significantly contributed to the Renaissance by giving Spain money/ spreading Spanish culture and power, and encouraging exploration. Cortes earned Spain money by conquering Central and South America. It was cruel and horrible for the people living in the area, but it gave artisans (craftsperson), merchants, and artists who supplied Spain with goods. Another achievement Cortes is credited with is, spreading the rule of Spain; he conquered the Aztecs (if he hadn’t they may still be in our society and our history would be completely different.), Cortes also built New Mexico in the New World. He also took riches from Natives in South and North America. Cortes greatly encouraged exploration, he travelled in the Southern Hemisphere
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