Editors. "Cortes attempts to found a colony in Lower California". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes attempts to found a colony in Lower California, but has to give up the attempt by 1535.
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