C:\fakepath\stuggle &survival pt 2

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1. Struggle & Survival set 2 2. Antonio de Gouveia Lived during the 16 th century Antonio de Gouveia was a Portuguese Azorean priest He knew about astrology, and alchemy, foretold happenings, practiced medicine without professional success, and believed he held the key to invisibility Gouveia was also an adventurer who could endear himself to people in high places 3. Enrico Martinez Lived in the early 17 th century He was an educated European man from Seville Immigrated to Mexico with hopes to start a new life, relying on his education and intelligence to create work for himself His biggest failure was an attempt to create a drainage tunnel system for the valley around Mexico city, which was prone to great destructive floods The tunnels inefficient structure only destroyed the city by backing up the flood even more, and Enrico was imprisoned 4. Miguel Hernandez Lived in the 16 th century He was born and raised in Mexico city Had the Ability to contract large debts without being forced into servitude Acquired an education and became a community figure with local economic influence and prominence Considering the circumstances of his time period being overrun with slavery and extreme prejudice he lived a good life for a man of his stature 5. Hernando de Valencia Born in the mid-16 th century of Spanish decent He was a tax collector for Spanish Americans Spain needed to squeeze out extra cash, to support its ever going conflict to dominate Europe Hernando was a reasonably high class Spaniard and was paid 3,000 ducats a year to collect taxes 6. Francisco Baquero Lived in the 18 th century at Buenos Aires He lived the majority of his life as a shoe making master Became an apprentice at twelve years old and continued to make fine shoes for the rest of his life He started the guild of master craftsmen to gain a monopoly on shoe making, and to prevent people from falsely claiming mastery The guild allowed him to leave his poverty behind, and successfully provide for his family 7. Damiana de Cunha She was born in the late 18 th century and died in 1831 Damiana was a Caiapo Indian woman in Goias She received a commission from the governor of Goias to organize the pacification of her own people in 1819 She was a distinguished communal leader Greatly supported the church and interpreted meanings to neighbors She still spoke local languages, and believed in local religion