Hernando Cortes: Governor Of New Spain

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1.Hernando Cortes-Conquistador and explorer who defeated the Aztec empire and claimed Mexico for Spain. He first set sail to the New World at the age of 19. Cortés later joined an expedition to Cuba in 1518. After he set off to explore Mexico aslo in 1518. King Charles Is appointed him governor of New Spain in 1522 after Hernando Cortes is overthrown.

2. William Bradford was a english Separatist leader in Leiden, Holland, and in Plymouth Colony. He was a leader of the Mayflow in 1620. He also served five times as governor.

3. Roger Williams-English Protestant theologian who was an early proponent of religious freedom and the separation of church and state. In 1636, he began the colony of Providence Plantation, which provided a refuge for
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