Corts

What happened when Cortes had to leave the capital city?
On June 30, under pressure and lacking food, Cortés and his men fled the capital at night. In the fighting that ensued, Montezuma was killed—in Aztec ...
Why did Montezuma allow Cortés to enter the Axtec's capital city?
The Aztec emperor, Moctezuma II, invited the Spanish into his city for two main reasons: he was curious about them and he didn't see them as a threat....
What events happen in 1519?
September 20 – Ferdinand Magellan departs from Spain with a fleet of five ships, to sail westbound to the Spice Islands. October 12 – Hernán Cortés an...