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people of spain and portugal - Jerrad drellishak

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  1. 1. By: Jerrad Drellishak People of Spain and Portugal
  2. 2. Vasco da Gama <ul><li>Born in 1460 in Sines, on the southwest coast of Portugal. </li></ul><ul><li>The son of Estevao de Gamo, Estevao served in the 1460's in the military under the Order of Santiago. </li></ul><ul><li>Little is known about Vasco de Gama's early life. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vasco da Gama <ul><li>Gama's first voyage was on July 8 th in 1497. He led a fleet of four ships and a crew of 170 men from Lisbon to India and back. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of his voyages were to India and back. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1519 Vasco de Gama became a count and he then died on Christmas eve in 1524. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Manuel I <ul><li>Born in Alcochete, on May 31st, in 1469. </li></ul><ul><li>His name is synonymous with a great age of achievements in Portuguese Arts and Politics. </li></ul><ul><li>He lead conquistadors to capture many lands. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Manuel I <ul><li>Manuel was the successor to his cousin John II. </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Vasco de Gama on many trips to India around the cape of Africs. </li></ul><ul><li>A very religious man, he invested great amounts of Portuguese wealth into sponsoring missionaries to fill the new colonies. </li></ul><ul><li>He died in 1521 in Lisbon. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Francisco Baquero <ul><li>Became an apprentice shoemaker and opened up a shop after he was married. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Buenos Aires. </li></ul><ul><li>Being dark-skinned he was labled a “mestizo”. </li></ul><ul><li>He was known as a master shoemaker, which gave him a good base for him to create a guild. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Francisco Baquero <ul><li>Constantly being singled out and mistreated for being a mestizo, he created a guild where mestizo’s like himself could have fair treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>He later became an officer in a segregated military unit. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Isabel Moctezuma <ul><li>Isabel Moctezuma lived from 1509 to 1550 in Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>She was the daughter of Moctezuma II. </li></ul><ul><li>She went through multiple arranged marriages before finally ending up with a Spaniard, Ferdinand Cortez. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Isabel Moctezuma <ul><li>Cortez decieded to take her as a mistress after she was widowed by her most recent arranged marriage and she became pregnant soon after. </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually Isabel Moctezuma died in 1550. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hernando de Valencia <ul><li>In the 1600’s, Hernando de Valencia was a treasury worker in Madrid, Spain that worked as a promoter of taxes due to the failing economy of Spain </li></ul><ul><li>In 1629, after he had failed to secure a position in the kings court, He considered the assignment of extorting revenues from wealthy Spaniards through a package of hastily formed expedients. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hernando de Valencia <ul><li>He had a history for service in the Spanish police department. </li></ul><ul><li>He was eventually declared a fugitive after being charged with having an affair with the wife of his distant relative and was warranted for arrest. This was caused by trouble whilst working with the Viceroy. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Enrico Martinez <ul><li>Enrico Martines was born in Hamburg In 1557. </li></ul><ul><li>His family was originally German and migrated to Seville because of the many opportunities in the blooming city. </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually he became a printer and moved from Seville to Veracruz, Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>Many printing restrictions were imposed on him by the inquisition. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Enrico Martinez <ul><li>Gained a reputation as a scientist through experience and study, he wrote a book in 1606 which detailed information about cosmology, crops, medicine and technology. </li></ul><ul><li>He tried to fit in to the colonial lifestyle to no avail. </li></ul><ul><li>The start of his end came when he was jailed for sabotage. </li></ul><ul><li>He died in 1632 at the age of 75. </li></ul>

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