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Malintzin was a Native American woman who helped Hernando Cortez.She served as Hernando Cortez's translator.

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Who did malintzin marry?

Malintzin (Malinche, La Malinche, Dona Marina) married Juan Jaramillo, a lieutenant of Cortez.


Who helped Cortes conquer Aztec?

malintzin


Who helped Cortes conquer Aztec empire?

malintzin


Why do many Mexicans see malintzin as a traitor?

They see her as a traitor becauseshe betray them


How did malintzin die?

When and how she died and where she was buried is unknown, but her husband, Juan Jaramillo, claimed she had died of small pox.


Who were the Malintzin?

Malintzin was a respectful name given by the indigenous people for the indigenous interpreter for Cortez during the conquest of Mexico. She was also known by them as Malinche. The name came to be used for Cortez and eventually even for his men. "La Malinche" is how the people called her when they meant her alone. The suffix "tzin" was added to show respect.


Who helped Cortez overthrow the Aztecs by translating?

Malinalli Tenépatl, known also as Malintzin, Malinali or Doña Marina.


Who was Dona Marina also known as?

La Malinche, known also as Malinalli, Malintzin or Dona Marina, was a Nahua woman from the Mexican Gulf Coast. She was a confident of Hernan Cortez and his mistress by whom she had a son, Martin.


Who was known as dona marina?

La Malinche, known also as Malinalli, Malintzin or Dona Marina, was a Nahua woman from the Mexican Gulf Coast. She was a confident of Hernan Cortez and his mistress by whom she had a son, Martin.


What was hernan Cortes's kid's names?

He had two: Martin Cortes (1523?-1595) first but illegitimate son between Cortes and the Malintzin (Malinalli Tenepatl). Martin Cortes Zuñiga (1533-1589) only and legitimate son between Cortes and Juana de Zuñiga.


Reasons for Spain's success in invading Mexico and Peru?

Superior technology: muskets, cannons, horses and iron plate armor against spears and wood clubs.Chicanery: Pizarro used the Incan civil war to his advantage; Cortes had the Malintzin to work for him as translator and adviser against the Aztecs.Disease: all Europeans brought with them smallpox, and none of the Native Americans had immunity against such disease, resulting in a dramatic loss of life (up to 95% of the continental population, by some accounts).


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