Hernando Cortes conquered the Aztecs with only
600 men. He was the governor of New Spain,
which is now New Mexico.
-Cortes conquered the Aztecs in 1519.
-Governor of New Spain from 1521-1528.
-In 1528, Cortes went back to Spain to
gain more power.
-Cortes led an expedition in the 1530's.
-Cortes was born in Castilian.
-Cortes grew up as a sickly child.
-He went to the University of Salamanca.