Struggle and survival pt. 2


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Struggle and survival pt. 2

  1. 1. Struggle and Survival Pt. 2<br />By Kyle Fluck<br />
  2. 2. Squanto<br />He was a native American who was captured by Thomas Hunt who was an explorer from Europe who planned to gather fish, corn, and slaves to sell in Malaga, Spain.<br />When Christian Missionaries heard of Hunts plan they rescued Squanto and converted him to Christianity. <br />Squanto ended up going to England with a English trader John Slany.<br />Later on in 1621 Squanto became a translator for Stephen Hopkins and Edward Winslow during an expedition to the Wampanoag. A year later Squanto died from what the Pilgrims believed to be poison from other natives. <br />
  3. 3. Enrico Martinez<br />Enrico was a printer from Seville who made his way to the new world in 1589. <br />Martinez was a man full of energy and intellectual curiosity that led him to challenge some of the important facets of colonial society. His ideas led him to publish his own book in 1599.<br />
  4. 4. Red Shoes<br />Red shoes was a Choctaw Indian chief who traded with British fur traders in South Carolina.<br />Red shoes relations with the traders and pilgrims were well off until the French attacked which led to a feeling of betrayal on the Choctaw’s side. <br />Red shoes began to argue that he wanted his tribe to be treated as an equal nation with the French and English. <br />
  5. 5. Miguel Hernandez<br />As compared to other people we are speaking of Hernandez was neither a rebel or an adventurer in the 16th century. <br />Miguel Hernandez was more of a lone wolf in the regards that he expanded the horizons of his own life on his own, independent from any government.<br />Hernandez was very literate and became a leading mulatto citizen who continually tested the law. <br />He eventually started his own business in 1590 that quickly grew his town into a provincial economy. <br />Fitting to his lifestyle Miguel held many relationships that crossed racial and social boundaries. <br />
  6. 6. Hernando De Valencia<br />Valencia was a treasury agent and tax promoter for the Spanish Government who was in desperate need of funds after the war with Europe. <br />In 1610 he was taken from his position in the police secretario and placed in a position of royal contador (treasurer).<br />From his new position he was able to get married and have a son, in 1634 he went to Spain where he continued his work for the government. <br />