Cortes attempts to found a colony in Lower California (20 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes attempts to found a colony in Lower California, but has to give up the attempt by 1535.

Citation:
Editors. "Cortes attempts to found a colony in Lower California". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14517, accessed 03 December 2016.]