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    • Struggle and Survival Part 1
      Karee Ann Klein
    • Martin Ocelotl
      Ocelotl was an indigenous priest
      Born in Puebla Mexico in 1496
      He was considered a religious progidy
      He predicted the coming of “bearded white menwho would wrest control of the land from the emperor
      He was sentenced to death, but was released in 1521 before the fall of Tenochtitlan
      He began practicing as a shaman in Tetzcoco
      He converted to Roman Catholic
      He was put on trial during the Spanish Inquistiton
      He was accused of practicing witchcraft
      He was found guilty and banishedfrom Mexico
      They sent him to be imprisoned in Spain
      His ship disappeared at sea
    • Isabel Moctezuma
      Isabel was an Aztec princess
      She was born Techuichpotzin circa 1509 or 1510 in central Mexico
      Daughter of the ruler Moctezuma II
      Considered a legitimate heir
      Her father read in a horoscope that she would have may husbands, which was contrary to the Aztec culture for women
      Moctezuma II died in 1521
      He asked Hernan Cortes to care for his children, including Isabel
      She was captured by the Aztecs and reunited with her people
      She was married many times
      She first married her uncle, Cuitlahuac when she was about 11
      He died of smallpox
      She was then “claimed” as the bride of her cousin, Cuauhtemoc
      Last Aztec emperor
      He was killed when the Aztecs fell to the Spaniards
      She the married Alonso de Grado
      Member of Cortes’s army
      Died in 1528
      She married Pedro Gallego
      Died in 1531
      Conceived a son
      Finally married Juan Cano
      Gave birth to three sons and two daughters
      She also had a child with Cortes, her father’s murderer
      She received a rich inheritance, an encomienda
      She died in 1550
    • Opechancanough
      Relative of Chief Powhatan and Princess Pocahontas of the Powhatan tribe
      Born around 1514 in Virginia
      Trained from boyhood to be a leader of the Powhatans
      He became chief of the Powhatan Confederacy in 1618
      He built up the military along with the help if Nemattanew
      He decided to annihilate the English
      Launched an attack and they went to war
      Came to a peace agreement in 1632
      In 1644 Opechancanough launched one final attack on the Englishmen
      War lasted two years
      He was killed by an Englishman in 1646
    • Squanto
      Squanto was part of the Patuxet tribe
      Lived around present day Massachusetts Bay
      He was lured by Englishman Thomas Hunt onto a boat, along with 20 other Native Americans
      Hunt used his connection with John Smith, who had good relations with the Indians
      He planned on selling the Indians as slaves in Spain
      He was rescued from the slave trade
      Lived in London for a while
      Learned English
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      Squanto returned to his homeland in 1619
      Most of his people had died from disease
      Settled in Plymouth with the Pilgrims, which was his former village
      Life with the Pilgrims
      He became a guide, interpreter, and diplomat for the Pilgrims
      Taught them how to farm the land
      He was crucial to the survival of the settlement
      He died in 1622
    • Beatriz de Padilla
      Beatriz de Padilla was born Lagos, Mexico circa 1620
      She was born into slavery
      Housekeeper and mistress of don Diego de las Marinas
      Granted freedom and moved to Mexico City
      Never married, but mothered two sons and two daughters
      She had many affairs with important men
      She was arrested in 1650
      She was accused of poisoning her secrete lover and the father of her first son, priest Diego Ortiz Saavedra
      She was also accused of using magic to make the lord mayor of Juchipila go insane
      A slave, Catalina, confessed to making up the accusations and Padilla was set free
      She returned to the household of Juchipila