A historical pattern or sequence of events is like saying that history will basically repeat itself in some sort of way. Many of these explorers that we have talked about in class are trying to do three things, explore,conquer and settle. So first you could take Hernan Cortes, he traveled the seas in hopes of finding new land. His objectives were bring pride to his king and country, get gold and other valuables and convert everyone to christianity. Once Hernan had found land in what we call now mexico he went on an exploration of the land to figure out what was there.
Both Columbus and Cabeza De Vaca wrote down what they have seen in the exploration, so the people know what they have done. Their writings were wrote to their kings. For example, in "The Relation of Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca", Cabeza De Vaca mentioned that the letter is wrote to Your Majesty, Emperor Charles V. Both of Columbus and Cabeza De Vaca include details of the living style of the Indians. "When his rites are celebrated......this power is presented in water for the relatives to drink." The Indians has the consuetude to drink the bone ash of their relatives after the funeral.
After developing a plan to find an easier and new way to Asia, in 1485, Columbus presented his plans to King John II of Portugal. The king submitted Columbus's proposal to his experts, who rejected it. Columbus had persisted in demonstrating his project to the court of Portugal twice. However, with Portugal, Genoa and Venice’s rejection, he resorted to Ferdinand and Isabella, the king and queen of Spain, who accepted to financially aid him in his journey. On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three small ships.
Guáman Poma was an Incan man who was born in 1535, just after the Spanish conquered the Incan empire. He wrote a 1,189 page book entitled El Primer Nueva Corónica y Buen Gobierno, or “The First New Chronicle and Good Government.” The book was intended for King Philip II of Spain to explain to him the history of Andean civilization and to show the king how the Spanish colonists had damaged the Inca way of life. In addition to text, Guáman Poma illustrated the book with 398 original drawings depicting Inca life and history, and Spanish cruelty. The images below come from El Primer Nueva Corónica y Buen Gobierno.
In the article “Christopher Columbus: Here or Villain” written by B. Myint starts his article by correcting a common false facts about Christopher Columbus. Also Myint mansions the great success of a man with 41 years old that his journey changed the world. The author claims that in the 15 century was a widespread believe among the educated Europeans that the earth is rounded. The writer mansions the deal between the Spanish Royal family and Christopher, which he must agree on a necessary terms to fund his trip. According to the author Christopher Columbus enslaved the native Americans right after they peacefully and generously welcomed him and his crew.
Gauman Poma, speech provides a long analogy to her point that perspective can change our understanding of culture. Gauman Poma wrote a letter as an Andean citizen to his Spanish King. A text that included over 800 pages and 400 illustrations, Poma sought to describe life from the perspective of an Andean. He provided insights and knowledge about the life of an Andean citizen in a way his King could understand. Sadly, when Poma sent off his big book of information, his culture had been deemed illiterate in the minds of academia and his stories were lost.
The film Smoke Signals describes a journey that two Coeur d’ Alene Indians, Victor and Thomas, were going to Phoenix to take the remains of Victor’s father. During journey, Victor’s attitude toward his father was changing from complaint to finally forgiveness. There was heavy Indian culture color using in this film, from the lines spoke n by Indian characters to the scene of Indian’s daily life (such as fly bread and powwow). This implies that after independence, Indians were more aspire to be solidary and to be admitted by other communities. Connecting to what we learned of sociolinguistics so far, colonialism had a dominant influence to Indian culture, especially in language area.
Hernando de Soto was a noteworthy Spanish explorer in the early to mid 1500s. He was born in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain, in the year 1500. As a young adult he attended the University of Salamanca, his tuition was paid by the generous Pedro Arias Dávila. Although his family repeatedly told him that they wanted him to study and become a lawyer, Hernando de Soto had other ideas. He wanted to be an explorer in the West Indies.
We are going to give you some fat. Cease blowing!" The nineteenth-century European guest who reported this custom depicted it as a man proclaiming the serenade gives his breeches a chance to tumble down, uncovering his exposed posterior to the wind. Before the end of the nineteenth century, European explorers had ordered numerous records of customs in faraway and from time to time known grounds. Some of these terrains
The seeds of the Columbus myth appear to develop from Washington Irving 's life story of Columbus, A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (1828). Alexander Everett, a Minister of Spain, had welcomed Irving to Madrid in the trusts that Irving would decipher some records about Columbus. At the point when Irving arrived and had an opportunity to examine those records, he set out to compose a past filled with Columbus. Irving delighted in access to libraries, which he dug from in search of Columbus
Columbian Exchange The most important historical impact of the Columbian Exchange is human because they are the first to form settlement on the native land. According to Mr. Johnson 's history slide shows Columbus sailing from Spain wanting to trade with India, however traveled to another route instead. Once he arrived to the new land he greeted with the indian tribe and convince them to trade with him. In the first Columbus video shows Columbus was a nice person who tries to negotiate with the indians, however the indian rebelled and caused destruction. The European in Columbus group dominated over the indians and used them for slavery.