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Hernan Cortes: Hero Or Hero?

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Hernan Cortes, a Spanish conquistador born in 1485 in Medellin, Spain. In his early life, Cortes studied Law. Unfortunately, Cortes withdrew from Law School. In lieu, Cortes wanted to be a part of the world of exploring. He first set off with Valasquez to conquer Cuba which was successful. Cortes then wished for more power and went to explore west of Mexico. At the time, the Aztec Empire has ruled for more than two hundred years, therefore the Aztec Empire were extremely wealthy and this made Hernan want to claim the civilization. This was the start of Hernan’s heroness.
Cortes was a hero because he and his crew battled and defeated the Aztec empire within only three months. This made them victorious. He overthrows Montezuma, the Aztec leader
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