Narrator: "America's wealth of treasure became the initial focus of attention, with expeditions led by Hernando Cortez against the Aztecs of Mexico in 1519, and Francisco Pizarro against the Incas of Peru in 1533."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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