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Hernan Cortes!

We have been learning about a man called Hernan Cortes.

 

Here are some of the facts that got us  excited to learn more…

Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador who explored Central America, overthrew Montezuma and his vast Aztec empire and won Mexico for the crown of Spain.

He was born around 1485, Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador and explorer who defeated the Aztecs and claimed Mexico for Spain.

He first set sail to the New World at the age of 19. Cortés later joined an expedition to Cuba. In 1518, he set off to explore Mexico.

For more information about him, please ask  any of us in year 4 and we will be happy to share all we know of him 🙂