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Cabeza De Vaca Dbq Essay

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The Conquistador of the New World Cabeza de vaca had a purpose for taking sail in 1527. Cabeza de vaca wanted to establish settlements along the gulf coast. Cabeza de vaca's ship went off course so they had to build rafts and leave the ship after they left the ships a strong wind blew them out into the open sea. Some people say he landed in modern day galveston. Which he was healed captive as a slave for a tribe called charrucos, he was healed as a healer. Cabeza de vaca survived because of his respect for native americans, his success as a healer , and his wilderness skills/survival skills. Cabeza de vaca survived because of his respect for native americans.” Cabeza de vaca learned four indian languages including Charrucos, plus sign language.”(Document B) . I think this quote goes with the baby thesis because he respects the native americans enough to learn their language.…show more content…
When cabeza de vaca was healed as a healer for the Charrucos, that was the only way he survived and was kept as the healer for the Charrucos. Cabeza de vaca survived because of his wilderness skills.” Cabeza de vaca faced many obstacles along his way to mexico city, he had to got through mountains, desert, the rio grande, and unfriendly indians along the path.” (Document A). this describes that he had to go through tough times but he survived using his wilderness skills. Cabeza de vaca survived because of his respect for the native americans, his success as a healer, and his wilderness skills. The main idea was how did cabeza de vaca survive. I think this DBQ was helpful and informative and now i know what cabeza de vaca did to survive and how he did it. I felt like I was put into cabeza de vaca’s shoes for a long
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