Hernan Cortes

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

Hernan Cortes

1485 - 1547

PERSONAL BACKGROUND
He was a Nobleman from Spain. He was born in 1485 in Madellin, Spain and died on December 2, 1547 in Castilleja de la Cuesta, Spain.

SPONSOR

He was sponsored by Spain

REASON FOR EXPLORATION

For adventure and wealth, but mostly wealth

DATES OF EXPLORATION

1519 - 1521
Photo by The McGee

ROUTE OF EXPLORATION

Cuba to Mexico

IMPACT
Hernan Cortes and his men deafeted the Aztecs and took over their land (Mexico) for Spain. He discovered California. But he did spread diseases.

Photo by Ken Lund

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