Struggle and Survival part 2


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Struggle and Survival part 2

  1. 1. -Sophia Mick
  2. 2. The Women  Catarina de Monte Sinay  Lived from 1680-1758 in Bahia, Brazil  Was a Nun in a convent for 60 years.  Invested the money she earned from baking and renting out properties , to the renovations of the convent.  Gutrids de Escobar  Born in 1645  Free Mullata  Her aunt illegally sold her into slavery on a sugar plantation  Was released from slavery once her debts were repaid
  3. 3. The Women  Beatriz de Padilla  Lived from 1620-1650 in Lagos (New Spain)  She was a Morisca woman who was accused of murdering someone and seducing men with magic.  Born into slavery but her first owner freed her.  Was going to inherit property from her white lover, but the community as well as his mother and sister got angry and didn’t like the idea of her receiving his estate.  Rachael Pringle-Polgreen  Lived in the 1700’s in Barbados, Spain  Was William Lauder’s slave daughter.  She worked with Lauder in his shop. ○ She ended up becoming a very successful business owner (had her own hotel and tavern) and owned 19 slaves.
  4. 4. The Men  Juan de Morga  Was born in1627 in Oaxaca  Was Atanasio De Morga’s son. ○ Atansaio was a secular priest ○ Juan’s mother was an Afrian slave named Petrona  Was a slave to a vicious owner who hated him and treated him horribly. ○ “S” was branded on his face to signify he was a slave and forever would be one  Cristobal Bequer  Lived from 1693-1751 in Lima  Was the viceroyalty of Peru  After being accused of murdering an officer with his brother, they fled to the mountains after hiding in a monastery for a while.  Became a priest in his early 20’s  In 1750 he was arrested but died before he could be sentenced.  Squanto  Lived during the early 17th century in colonial New England  Spoke Algonquian but learned English  Was captured in 1614 and sent to Spain as a slave for trade  1617 made his way from Spain to England  1619 was able to lead an expedition back to the New World (his homeland)
  5. 5. The Men  Opechancanough  Algonquian of the Pamunky tribe ○ Kinsmen of Pocahontas  Decieved the English and won many battles during 1622-1644  John Smith threatened him (Probably because he just wanted Pocahontas for himself… haha just kidding..)  Jacob Young  Dutch mercenary, arrived in the Americas during the 17th century  Anticipated problems with the English so he switched sides and became employed by them as a helpful Indian interpreter and trader.
  6. 6. The Men  Red Shoes  Lived in the 18th century ○ Born into the role of a warrior for the Choctaw nation  Earned the rank of captain after the war with the Chickasaws.  Was murdered in 1747 by a tribe for the French.  Jospeh Rachel  Lived from 1716-1766 in Barbados, Spain ○ Born a slave but was set free at age 10  Often asked by young businessmen for his opinion and advice on their work.  Married Elizabeth Cleaver and had 3 kids  Thomas Peters  Kidnapped from his home in Africa and sold into slavery and sent to America in 1760  Escaped during the American Revolution and fought on side with the English  Fled to Nova Scotia after the war ended and later created a colony for relocating ex-slaves in Africa.