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Cortés

conquering the powerful Aztec empire

by Carl R. Green

  • 155 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cortés, Hernán, -- 1485-1547 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Montezuma -- II, -- Emperor of Mexico, -- ca. 1480-1520 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Aztecs -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarl R. Green.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1230.C835 G74 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23392458M
    ISBN 101598450999
    ISBN 109781598450996
    LC Control Number2009021377
    OCLC/WorldCa366494428

    During his travel to Spain, his property was mismanaged by abusive colonial administrators. By that single action he committed himself and his entire force to survival by conquest. At the last minute, Governor Velazquez became worried that Cortes would become too powerful and he ordered Cortes not to sail. He got a job as a notary and over the next five years made a name for himself on the island. Book illustration by J.

    He knew a lot about the Mayawho owned this section of land. He contracted syphilis and, as a result, missed the ill-fated expeditions of Diego de Nicuesa and Alonso de Ojeda, which sailed for the South American mainland in Dona Marina spoke the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs and could help to interpret for Cortes. This new position of power also made him the new source of leadership, which opposing forces in the colony could then turn to.

    Feb 17, Slim Evans rated it liked it This is a fascinating story and this book is a page turner but as others have mentioned it seems to leave some details out such as the effects of European diseases on the native Americans. During the Age of Discoverythe Catholic Church had seen early attempts at conversion in the Caribbean islands by Spanish friars, particularly the mendicant orders. Cortes heard of the gold and treasures of the Aztecs. Before he could go, however, he died of pleurisy in The influence of Garay was effectively stopped by this appeal to the King who sent out a decree forbidding Garay to interfere in the politics of New Spain, causing him to give up without a fight. He decided to seek fortune and adventure in Hispaniola modern-day Dominican Republic and Haiti.


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Cortés book

Your Majesty should likewise beseech His Holiness [the pope] to grant these powers to the two principal persons in the religious orders that are to come here, and that they should be his delegates, one from the Order of St.

Through this captain, God opened the door for us to preach his holy gospel and it was he who caused the Indians to revere the holy sacraments and respect the ministers of the church. Hernando Cortes by W.

Both scenarios would unfortunately become a common theme among many explorers' interactions with natives.

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The enraged Aztec forces eventually drove his forces from the city. This island is now divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Montezuma gave Cortes and his men gifts of gold. Hernan's journeys started in when he had heard stories about the New World.

Inhe retired to Spain and spent much of his last years Cortés book recognition and rewards for his achievements. Monument in Mexico City known as "Monumento al Mestizaje". They also gave him gifts in the form of 20 women.

On July 1, Moctezuma was killed the Spaniards claimed he was stoned to death by his own people; others claim he was murdered by the Spanish once they realized his inability to placate the locals. The noble title and senorial estate of the Marquesado was passed down to his descendants until During the Age of Discoverythe Catholic Church had seen early attempts at conversion in the Caribbean islands by Spanish friars, particularly the mendicant orders.

He met a woman, La Malinche, who knew the Maya and Nahuatl languages. Also contained are a description of Motecuhzoma and the layout of the capital. Post navigation. The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred.

While in Mexico he went on an expedition to the north and discovered Baja California. Or, clearing the history of your visits to the site.

Most Read. He spent much of his later years seeking recognition for his achievements and support from the Spanish royal court. Years in Hispaniola and Cuba In Hispaniola he became a farmer and notary to a town council; for the first six years or so, he seems to have been content to establish his position.

Citation Information. His acceptance by the Indians and even his popularity as a relatively benign ruler was such that he could have established Mexico as an independent kingdom. During his travel to Spain, his property was mismanaged by abusive colonial administrators. The Spanish fired shots, which stunned the natives and further intimidated them.

He was forced to return to Spain to defend himself.InCortés was in command of an expedition to Mexico.

Hernán Cortés facts for kids

Cortés set sail for Mexico with more than men and 11 ships that fall. In February The Woodsman (co-producer - as Lisa Cortés) A Park Grows in Brooklyn (Short) (producer) Show Director (3 credits) Show Writer (1 credit) Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (1 credit) Show Editor (1 credit) Show Music department (1 credit) Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit) Occupation: Producer, Director, Writer.

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Jan 01,  · Cortés was twice elected alcalde (“mayor”) of the town of Santiago and was a man who “in all he did, in his presence, bearing, conversation, manner of eating and of dressing, gave signs of being a great lord.” It was therefore to Cortés that Velázquez turned when, after news had come of the progress of Juan de Grijalba’s efforts to establish a colony on the mainland, it was.

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English language book of course. For now, I am planning on buying Hernan Cortes: The Life of a Spanish Conquistador or Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs, but is there any better suggestion?