For some reason, people just seem completely satisfied with taking the words of a proven falsifier as hard facts. His letters are treated as official historical documents depicting actuality but which with a little deeper inspection can easily be seen as the fiction that they are.
Cortez was no military genius and conqueror, he was a literary genius (as a writer of fiction) and a usurper.
Watch me in the video below as I dismantle the myth of Cortez, the "Conqueror of Mexico."
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