Hernando Cortes Expedition
By Taylor Godbout
In 1504 he sailed for Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), moving to Cuba in 1511 where he assisted Diego Velázquez in his conquest of the island and made his reputation for courage and daring.
He was sent to Spain to find gold
The importance of the discovery was to find gold.
This was the flag that Hernando was representing during his exploration.
His Birthday was 1485