Struggle & Survival
Portugal
Michael Huey
Portuguese Colonization
• Motives
– Find better trade opportunities: trade partners, raw materials (gold, spices),
and por...
Christopher Columbus
• 1451-1506
• Portuguese explorer
• Major component in early phases of European expansion and
coloniz...
Treaty of Tordesillas
• Established in 1494 by Pope Alexander VI
• Spain v. Portugal in a competition for trade dominance
...
Antonio de Gouveia
• (1528-1566)
• Educator and Humanist from Portugal
• Born and raised as a Christian, but later studied...
Catarina de Monte Sinay
• 1680-1758
• Entrepreneur and nun
• Loved her life to her nun life and dedicated herself to find ...
Francisca
• Indian Slave Woman
• Claimed to be wrongfully enslaved, worked to fight for her freedom.
• Engaged in a relati...
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Struggle & Survival: Portugal

  1. 1. Struggle & Survival Portugal Michael Huey
  2. 2. Portuguese Colonization • Motives – Find better trade opportunities: trade partners, raw materials (gold, spices), and ports. – Overpower any Indian Opposition – Spread the faith of Christianity and help convert natives • Early Successes – Henry the Navigator: financed voyages on oceans, and with the help of astronomers and map makers, helped charted directions for future sailors. – Vasco De Gamma: took a fleet of Portuguese explorers and reached to Calicut, India, in what many considered the spice capital of the world.
  3. 3. Christopher Columbus • 1451-1506 • Portuguese explorer • Major component in early phases of European expansion and colonization • Sailed to fin indies to establish trade prosperity • Found continent of America, which would later set up more voyages and an eventual colonization.
  4. 4. Treaty of Tordesillas • Established in 1494 by Pope Alexander VI • Spain v. Portugal in a competition for trade dominance • Divided two countries the Atlantic world • This dividing line gave Portugal Brazil, which allowed them to claim, conquer, and colonize.
  5. 5. Antonio de Gouveia • (1528-1566) • Educator and Humanist from Portugal • Born and raised as a Christian, but later studied other secular subjects. (science, astrology, medicine). Convinced people he knew the secret of invisibility. • Various skills gave him title, “Gold Priest” would later use his skills to help country prosper economically.
  6. 6. Catarina de Monte Sinay • 1680-1758 • Entrepreneur and nun • Loved her life to her nun life and dedicated herself to find true salvation. • Spent most of her time in Bahia, Brazil trying to help people to God and spreading the Christian faith from native home.
  7. 7. Francisca • Indian Slave Woman • Claimed to be wrongfully enslaved, worked to fight for her freedom. • Engaged in a relationship with Angelico Goncalves. He would later play a part in Francisca’s fight for freedom. • Failed to bring witnesses to court resulted in her return to her slave life.

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