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Timeline of Hernan Cortes
Transcript of Timeline of Hernan Cortes
Diego Valasquez named Cortes the captain of an expedition to Mexico. After his first flight, he changed his mind about naming him the captain
Timeline of Hernan Cortes
His voyage to the New World
Hernan decided to sail to the New World. He sailed to what is now Haiti.
Cortes goes against the Valasquez
Cortes went against Valasquez's orders and sailed on to Mexico instead.
Cortes Conquers the Aztec Empire
Cortes took over the Aztec's capital city. It was the end of the great Aztec Empire.
Hernan Cortes is born
Hernan Cortes was born in Spain.
Hernan goes away to study
Hernan went away to get a higher education. He studied Latin and law.
Timeline of Major events in Hernan Cortes' Life
Cortes is blamed for poisoning his enemies
The king of Spain sent other kings to New Spain to help Cortes. When they became sick, everyone blamed Cortes for poisoning them.
Cortes goes back to Mexico
Cortes was finally freed from his charges and returned to Mexico, but the king did not allow him to be governor anymore.
Cortes goes back to Spain
Cortes had to return to Spain to prove that he never posioned the others kings to the King.
Hernan Cortes dies
Hernan Cortes died at the age of 62. In his later life he became ignored and barely even respected. He lived a legacy of a great explorer, but also someone full of greed
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