There are four main motives the explorers had for their explorations. The most important one was that it was to search for new trade routes to find quicker ways to get to Asia. Europeans began to get a desire for new products. The main interest in finding new ways to get to Asia was because of the growing interest in Asian goods. Christian rulers wanted …show more content…
Hernando conquered the Aztec empire in Mexico in the year 1519. Hernando was born in Medellín, Spain in 1485. Hernando’s
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