Cabeza de Vaca was able to survive seeing that he knew a bit about the Indian tribes and how to speak their language(s), He also knew how to heal wounds and other such things, and most of all he knew how to survive in the wilderness. In the first place, Cabeza knew about the Indian tribes near his location, he knew about their culture and language. Over time he was able to learn more about the Indians, and showed great respect towards them. Cabezas respect to the Indians earned him their trust they also became allies because of it. “Cabeza learned four Indian languages, including Charrucos, plus sign language” (Document B).
Because Cabeza respected the Indians, they grew trust in him so they helped the Spanish soldier to survive. Cabeza de Vaca survived because of his success as a healer, his wilderness skills, and his respect for the Indians. As a soldier, Cabeza knew the main skills of survival. As a healer, he became a friend of the Indians. In my opinion, survival in the wilderness for two years is quite the accomplishment.
Moreover, in 1537, another Spanish explorer known as Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, wrote a book titled La Relación, where he explained the obstacles him and his crew had to face during the Narvaez expedition in 1527 to the Spanish King, Charles I. In connection to all the men who sailed “from Cuba to Tampa Bay in present-day Florida” only “Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca and three other men survived the expedition, but only after enduring a nine-year, six-hundred-mile trek across Texas and Mexico and enslavement by Indians…….” In my opinion, this letter gives the reader a much clearer understanding of the things that Cabeza de Vaca saw during his journey because he writes his letters using words like “my”, “I”, and “me” which makes it clear to us
He survived the Holocaust by being resourceful. He guided the others in the Secret Annex with his great leadership skills. Also he is a good survivor because he in the army. In the army, he went to World War One (annefrank.org). He survived the first World War, he must have good survival skills to survive a war.
What characteristic is most important in helping Louie survive? Well, once one reads the excerpt, they can be given a great feeling of being a problem solver, or for short definition, skillful. To be skillful is very similar to being resilient, but it comes more into fact of being related to past experiences and knowing of
: Document A is Christopher Columbus Poem. It was written by Jean Marzollo in 1948. The purpose of this poem is to inform people on how Christopher discovered America. The source explains says that he left from Spain and that Christopher Columbus was brave and bright .I know that during that time of period was around when Columbus set sail with three ships since he left from Spain also when people were exploring. This poem reflects the time period because Christopher also explored.This point of view is different from others because Columbus and Spanish colonization since Christopher found America but it's different because they have a different type of format.
Don Juan de Onate, wrote the letter after the expedition took place, the subject of the document included the travels to the new colony and the hardships that were endured. He described the culture, religion and living conditions of the indigenous people. Although gold was not found, other riches were to be had, such as furs, mines, foods to harvest and wildlife. Don Juan de Onate also told of his commitment to Spain and the
If Nando did not trust in God, no one would have gotten out of the Andes. Through this whole process in the Andes people got to have a relationship or have a better relationship. God has a reason for everything. In the book, Miracle in the Andes, Nando Parrado is a hero because he saves others lives, he survives 72 day in the Andes, and he has faith in God. Nando is a role model to me because even when he was mad at God or did not like the situation.
Still, others disagree they say life should be a priority over culture. However, culture made surviving living, it gave them a break from the maltreatment. Like the Jewish people in the Holocaust had similar ideas as the Native Americans during the Indian Removal. Native Americans upheld old, sacred traditions, even on the trail of tears. They both understood the importance of keeping their culture alive, and persevered despite the traumatic events they were forced to endure.
The characters in Contagion and The American Plague share similar attributes; they put other peoples lives before their own. Bravely, Dr. Lazear from The American Plague and Dr. Nextel from Contagion both self experimented on themselves in hopes of finding a solution. Dr. Mears and Sister Constance both showed great compassion throughout the film and the book. Using great strength, they both persevered and were a great help to society. While on her death bed, Dr. Mears gave her blanket to a sick man.