Hern?n Cort

Conquistador, Colonizer, and Destroyer of the Aztec Empire

Spotlight on Explorers and Colonization

The legacy of Hern?n Cort?s, who famously conquered the formidable Aztec Empire, lives on to this day. This title traces his eventful life, introducing readers to an array of intriguing figures, such as Moctezuma, La Malinche, Cuautemoc, and Diego Vel?zquez de Cu?llar. Learn how important the alliances that Cort?s made with the Aztecs? native enemies proved and how the initially cordial relationship between the Spanish and the Aztecs deteriorated. The title explains how Cort?s, like many conquistadors, became a polarizing figure in the centuries after his deeds and death and explores the reasons for the controversy surrounding him.

Library Bound Book List: $32.75 / S&L: $24.60
Interactive eBook List: $99.95 / S&L: $74.95
eBook List: $32.75 / S&L: $24.60

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 5-10

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4777-8812-7
Author : Joe Greek
Copyright : 2017
Language : English
Category : Social Studies, World History, Biographies
Pages : 48
Trim : 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Dewey : 972.02092--dc23
Subject : Social Studies, World History, Biographies
Binding : Library
Bibliography • Detailed Table of Contents • Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Primary Sources • Websites