The Aztecs

By Audrey Schulz

Hernándo Cortéz

He overthrew the Aztec empire, and he fought the emissaries that the governor of Cuba sent to arrest Cortéz and he won by using the extra troops as backup. After he overthrew the Aztec empire he was awarded the title Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca.

After the Aztecs...

After the Aztec empire fell, Cortez built Mexico City on its ruins. It quickly became the premier European center in the New World.