S: EXPLORATION JOURNAL
FC: EXPLORATION JOURNAL
1: HERNANDO CORTES
2: First I go to the island of Santo Domingo (now known as Dominican Republic) in 1504.I'm only 19 years old that time.I stayed for 7 years,then take part in the Spanish conquest of Cuba in 1511.I'm eager for more power and conquest,so I talk to the governor of Cuba into letting me lead an expedition to Mexico in 1519.
4: At that time,Mexico is ruled by Aztec empire and its leader,Montezuma II.I arrive in Mexico in 1519 with a group of about 600 men and few horses.I make friends with a native group called the Tlaxcalans who are enemies of the Aztecs.Tlaxcalans help me against the Aztecs.