Essays Tagged: "hernando cortes"

Hernando Cortes's life and Times

s name is pronounced as [kohr-tez', air-nahn']. Cortes has many different names like Hernan Cortes, Hernando Cortes and Hernando Cortez. Cortes had many names but his main name was Hernan Cortes.At th ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alvarado massacre

During the year 1520 Hernando Cortes led a massive expedition that conquered the lands of "Mexico." He along with many fa ... se for the carnage, but Dominican Fray Diego Duran in "History of the Indies of New Spain," accuses Hernando Cortes for the bloodbath. Although there are opposing views it remains clear that Hernando ... o. Here Cortes decided to leave Alvarado and soldiers to guard Moctezuma while he attacked Narvaez. Hernando and his men were successful in their battle but as they marched back to Mexico Cortes obtai ...

(9 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Broken Spears Aztecs

ven with a small force many factors enabled the Spanish to conquer Mexico. On November 8, 1519, Don Hernando Cortes led six hundred Spaniards to enter the city Mexico. The Spanish had power; they had ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Rise And Fall Of The Aztec Empire

at was known then as Tenotchtitlan which was their capitol. This part of the land was taken over by Hernando Cortes in 1521. The Aztec empire was a very forceful nation that was feared by all of their ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History