INDIAN CONQUISTADORS
Kyle Fluck
CONQUISTADORS OF THE AMERICAS
Pedro De Alvarado explored Chiapas and Guatemala from 1519-1521
Hernando Cortes explored Hon...
CONQUISTA DE MEXICO POR CORTES
There was an epic battle between Spanish Troops and Mexican Defenders.
This Battle led to t...
HOW WAS IT POSSIBLE TO CONQUER AN ENTIRE
EMPIRE?
The Genius of Hernando
Cortes and his Spanish
military power and resource...
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Spanish conquistadors

  1. 1. INDIAN CONQUISTADORS Kyle Fluck
  2. 2. CONQUISTADORS OF THE AMERICAS Pedro De Alvarado explored Chiapas and Guatemala from 1519-1521 Hernando Cortes explored Honduras and Mexico from 1518-1522, He also led the Spanish troops in the conquering of the Aztec Empire. In order for a Spanish Conquistador to be able to participate in exploration, discovery, colonization, and conquest in the Americas he had to first prove himself. This was a process that required them to submit royal documents to the king as proof of merit.
  3. 3. CONQUISTA DE MEXICO POR CORTES There was an epic battle between Spanish Troops and Mexican Defenders. This Battle led to the fall of Tenochtitlan The Spanish troops had superior military resources Hernando Cortes was a Spanish Conquistador that led the expedition that led to the fall of the Aztec Empire
  4. 4. HOW WAS IT POSSIBLE TO CONQUER AN ENTIRE EMPIRE? The Genius of Hernando Cortes and his Spanish military power and resources greatly outdid those of the Aztecs The Morals and Politics of the Mexica were falling apart at the time of the invasion. This led to structural weakness within the empire and its ability to function at such a crucial time.

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