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Aztec Cortes Timeline
11 months ago
Hernan Cortes's departure from Cuba
Cortes accepts Expedition, ordered by Velasquez
The Spaniards Findings
The people of Cozumel, island in Mexico
Aztecs start to build their capital city, Tenochtitlan
Montezuma ll and his people are filled with a sense of foreboding.
Cortes expeditions enters Mexico
Cortes is presented with gold and other gifts from Aztec officials.
Cortes expedition makes a show of force to intimidate Teudile and his men.
Cortes' men decide to steal a ship and return to Cuba.
50,000 Tlaxcalans fight the 400 Spaniards
Cortes continues on to Cholula and massacres the local nobility.
The Spanish enter the city of Tenochtitlan (City of Dreams) to meet Montezuma II
Cortes meets Malinche
The Aztecs attack the Spanish
Montezuma is killed by the Spanish
Cortes attacks Tenochtitlan
15,000 Aztecs die in Cortes' final all-out attack on the city.
Hernán Cortés and La Malinche meet Moctezuma II
Battle of Tenochtitlan
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