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  • Struggle & Survival
    By: Sabrina Kiss
  • As early as 1508 naives sighted Spanish ships off the coast of eastern Mexico
    The arrival of the Spanish coincided with the Aztecs spiritual beliefs of gods returning to there land
    Ocelotl was born in 1496, came from a family of priest and priestesses
    Ocelotl predicted the coming of the bearded white men
    In 1521 Tenochititlan fell and Moctezuma was killed
    Before his death Moctezuma ordered the release of Ocelotl
    Chapter 7
  • Ocelotl escaped smallpox and the murdering of fellow people and fled to the city of Tetzcoco
    The surviving Aztecs were converted or persecuted by the Spanish for there beliefs
    Ocelotl used his knowledge and business savvy to survive
    Ocelotl was christened with the name Martin
    Ocelotl stayed with has former beliefs , too strong to be fully converted
    He became friends with important Spanish and made a good amount of money
    Martin Ocelotl
  • Isabel Moctezuma
    Isabel was an Aztec princess
    She was the most prominent Indian women in Mexica for three decades
    In 1526 Cortes granted Isabel the revenues and income from the village of Tacuba
  • From the beginning of the colonial period, the Spanish attempt to convert the natives to church abiding Catholics had been unsuccessful do to the pride the natives of Peru had in their beliefs
    The church tried to force the natives to attend church
    This transformed the economic and political structure of the natives
    Chapter 2
  • Every year between 1,500 and 3,000 ships entered the port of Lisbon
    “There were more ships in Lisbon the rest of Italy put together”
    The port was being imported with herbs of the spice island, products of china, precious stones from India and Sugar from Brazil. Basically anything you could think of..
    Chapter 8
  • During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the Manao warriors roamed freely throughout the northwester Amazonia
    They were seen by Europeans about 1640 and 1690
    They were fierce and feared by their neighbors
    When the Dutch showed up they traded everything from shelled necklaces to fish with the tribe
    Chapter 15 & 16
  • Chapter 15 & 16
  • Frontiersman from Portugal headed into the hills looking for gold
    Enslaving people along the way , conquering land and establishing mining camps
    Whenever gold was found settlements were set up
    The rest of the country was left the same and the Indians fought back when they could
    Chapter 6
  • The Caiapo were natives who fought back
    They attacked travelers and severely disrupted communication
    They refused to make peace or settle like the rest of their countryman
    The government tried to pay off the Caiapo
  • Juan de Morga and Gertrudis de Escobar were slaves in the heartland of New Spain
    They lived in central America in the middle of the seventeenth century
    They were slaves working in ether the sugar plantations or the silver mines
    Working side by side with African slaves
    They were looked at as nothing because they did not attend mass or worship
    Chapter 9
  • Juan had been born a slave in Oaxaca around 1627
    Unlike most slaves he could read and write
    Because of the Spanish inquisition decant innocent people were tortured and murdered “For God”
    Juan de Morga
  • Opechancanough was the much vilified architect of bloody Indian uprisings in1622 and 1644
    He was trained from child hood to be a warrior and a leader
    His tribe the Powhatans were proud and very complex politically
    Chapter 1
  • Opechancanough accepted a peace a peace treaty in 1614
    After Opechancanough learned of Pocahontas’ death he was grief stricken and left his position to the next in line
  • Red shoes was a native American and a member of the Choctaw
    They were a nation of 20,000 at the beginning of the 18th century
    European disease devastated the Choctaw and was wiping them off the map
    Red Shoes thought that he could learn from the Europeans as the Europeans learned from them
    Chapter 3