Preston Lipscomb 5/22/17 Hernan Cortes Hernan Cortes was a Spanish conqueror. He was born in 1485 in Medellin, Spain. He died on December 2, 1547. He invaded Mexico in 1519, and he conquered the Aztec Empire in 1521. His parents’ names were Martin Cortez and Catalina Pizarro Altamirano.
One famous explorer during 1500-1600 was Francisco Vasquez De Coronado. He was one of many explorers from Spain. He resumed his post in Nueva, Galicia. Francisco Vasquez De Coronado was a famous explorer from Spain. He was serving a governor of an important province.
Conquistador, written by Buddy Levy about the famous ventures of Hernan Cortes, places the reader in the 16th century, or the era c.1450-c. 1750 ce. During this time, the idea of exploration was spreading quickly, as kingdoms and empires in Europe sought to expand their territory. Portugal, with Spain following after, led the way for exploration as they headed south. Spain, however, ventured west, driven by a patriotic attitude of expanding past their borders. 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.
Mexico’s Independence Day Spain had control over Mexico in the 1800s, but Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion and occupation of Spain infuriated Native Mexicans. One individual stood out above the others and encouraged rebellion. There were many rebellion leaders; however, there is one main leader we know about. There are many different ways people like to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day.
Francisco Pizarro and Hernando Cortes have many things in common such as the two conquering civilizations in South America, and the two both being Spanish conquistadors. The Spanish empire would be the strongest empire during this time, the Spanish conquered the most land. The New World was being discovered mainly by the Spanish in the beginning, they conquered the bottom of North America, and the east side of South America. Pizarro and Cortes could have conquered without the use of steel. The reasons being are germs infected many of the Natives killing them while the Spaniards were
When the Mayans came here the they were located in Mexico which were in Central America. There physicals features was the consisted of rainforest which were pretty rare for Mexico. The cities in the mayan words was more like we're modern day Guatemala, flourished between roughly. Now for the Aztecs they were located in the Tenochtitlan, but today Mexico City. Aztecs cities were mostly plane it was based on the symmetrical layout.
Everyone really took actions. By everyone I mean the Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Icans, during the exploit of Christopher Columbus. Some important people during this time was Cortes, Montezuma II, and Pizarro. They all took action in this historical time period. For example Cortes wanted to claim the land for Spain.
Myths, Legends and Worship Why was the Aztec Civilisation destined to fail? Welcome to this tour. In this tour I will teach you about the amazing Aztec Civilisation who was very advanced in agriculture, education and punishments. The Aztecs were destined to fail when they were faced with the mighty Spanish Conquistadors.
May 18, 1539 I got recruited to start an expedition going to Florida with the leader of our expedition Hernando de Soto. Furthermore in the expedition, I didn’t have a clue about our general, I just knew his name. Then in the expedition I heard from a few other soldiers Hernando de Soto told everybody why our group of people is going on this journey. The purpose of this expedition is for us to find gold and silver. In the expedition the estimate of the number of us was about 600 of us.
Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda is a famous Chilean poet, poesia in Spanish, politician, and diplomat who supported the Communist party and served in diplomatic posts around the world. Pablo Neruda’s most famous work is Veinte poemas de amor y una cancion desesperada, or Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair. = = Early Life, Education, and First Writings== Pablo Neruda was born Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto on July 12, 1904 in Parral, Chile.
The Aztec empire was very prosperous during the time Spanish ships set shore on their land. Multiple factors lead to the fall of what was to become one of the most powerful and advanced civilisations in the world. Most of these contributors are likely unknown by the modern world, but there are some that we are sure caused the defeat of the Aztecs. The conflict and fall of the Aztec empire was unavoidable. Things such as human sacrifice, religion, and disease all played a part in the Aztec empire’s loss.
Among the explorers of North America that sought out and plundered the natives’ riches, Hernando De Soto is noted for combing over the southeast. During this journey De Soto is noted for meeting and sending Chief Tuscaloosa to his untimely death. Not only did Hernando De Soto and his crew kill Chief Tuscaloosa but they were known for conquering other natives in lust over their riches, such as gold and silver, not to mention their territory. The natives stood no chance against Hernando De Soto and his men, not only were the natives at a disadvantage technologically but the had been already injured socially and economically.