Hernan Cortes Role In The Spanish Invasion

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Although many the conquistadors came from Spain, not all of them were Spanish. Columbus inspired many poor nobles to go to the America’s in search of fortune. One of the Spanish explores that followed in the footsteps of Columbus, was Hernan Cortes. He also played an essential role in the Spanish invasion. Before the arrival of Cortes, Montezuma II had a dream about the invaders showing up. The odd part is that the Aztec welcomed their doom because they thought that the white Europeans were gods. They gave Cortes a secret weapon which was A Mayan woman named Malintzin who could speak the Aztec language. With that, Cortes could forge incredible alliances. “Cortes killed faster than he could purchase or commandeer” (Stannard 81). The invisible
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