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Affirmative Action and Hernan Cortes (1485-1547)
An attempt to glorify Cortes, despite his conquest of the Aztecs.
Aztecs: Conquest
Detailing the stages in the conquest of the Aztecs.
Cortez, Hernando
A bibliography of his exploits.
End of an Empire: The Spanish Conquest of Mexico
Focuses specifically on the expansionist policies of both the Aztec and Spanish empires and on Cortes's expedition, which brought the two powerful cultures together in a final confrontation.
Explorer Fact Sheet: Hernando Cortes
Bibliography of Cortes, and his drive to conquer the Aztecs.
Hernán Cortés
A portrait of the man, accompanied by a timeline of his deeds.
Hernan Cortes, the Famous Explorer
How Cortes came to conquer the Aztecs.
Middle America
Looking at the long-term effects of Cortes' conquest of the Aztecs.
Moctezuma's Greeting to Hernan Cortes
The response of King Moctezuma to the European, Hernan Cortez, in 1519 as the latter entered the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.
The Conquest of the Aztec Empire: Hernando Cortes
Illustrated explanation of Cortes' role in the conquest of the Aztec empire.