Christopher Columbus: Famous Explorer (Graphic Biographies)

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Discover the wonderful world of animals and travel across the planet to discover unique creatures and their relationship with their environment. Familiarize students with its geographic location, climate and inhabitants before reading many of the articles in this curriculum guide. Synge Beautifully coloured were the maps of the Middle Ages, "joyous charts all glorious with gold and vermilion, compasses and crests and flying banners, with mountains of red and gold." It was the first marine chronometer, an instrument that could give accurate time on a rolling ship.

Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black

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Anselm appeared to us several times; one night that it was very dark on account of the bad weather the saint appeared in the form of a fire lighted at the summit of the mainmast and remained there near two hours and a half, which comforted us greatly, for we were in tears only expecting the hour of perishing; and, when that holy light was going away from us, it gave out so great a brilliancy in the eyes of each, that we were like people blinded and calling out for mercy.

Voyages of Discovery (History of the World (Zak Books))

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For the first time, Europeans were given some idea of the vastness of the country. I one day bought a hen," he says, "which I wanted to boil, but one pot would not hold it and I was obliged to take two. William Bradford, in his History of the Plymouth Plantation written at the time, describes John Mason's raid on the Pequot village: Those that scaped the fire were slaine with the sword; some hewed to peeces, others rune throw with their rapiers, so as they were quickly dispatchte, and very few escaped.

Sterling Biographies®: Sacagawea: Crossing the Continent

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After crossing the Atlantic Ocean, his ship, the Halve Maen (Half Moon), sailed around briefly in the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, but Hudson concluded that these waterways did not lead to the Pacific. Instead of going through the strait they sailed south and discovered Staaten Land, which they thought might be a part of the southern continent for which they were seeking. Merchants had passed between China and India for long centuries, and "the Indians had made journeys in the golden deserts in troops of one or two thousand, and it is said that they do not return from these journeys till the third or fourth year."

John Cabot (Groundbreakers)

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Between 1903 and 1906, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first European to successfully navigate a Northwest Passage. In Malaysia, PDO approval is granted for the Bertam development in licence PM307. He claims the area for Queen Elizabeth. 1584 - Sir Walter Raleigh lands on Roanoke Island and calls the land Virginia in honor of Queen Elizabeth. 1585 - Roanoke in Virginia is settled. You can also read archived expeditions that have happened in the past. Jacques Cartier (First Voyage) - set sail from Saint-Malo on April 20th, 1534 and made landfall at Newfoundland on May 10th.

Shamu: The 1st Killer Whale in Captivity (Famous Firsts:

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He made landfall on March 1st, 1524 at Cape Fear, southernmost of North Carolina's three capes. The feature that aroused his curiosity was the rock's finely porous appearance caused by the leaching of carbonate matrix from a silty limestone. Using data not only from Greenland but also from the Faroe Islands and medieval Iceland, the interplay of Norse society with climate, environment, settlement, and other circumstances is analysed. Around 2,280 convicts were sent to the settlement between 1824 and 1839.

La Salle (American Legends)

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As ship construction techniques continued to advance, we were able to venture farther out to sea. By 1784, 9 missions had converted only 5,800 Indians out of a total mission Indian population of 20,000. the Spanish colonists struggled. So… Read More By Meg Dunn On August 29, 2016 When researching a story, I often come across little details that I find interesting, but that don’t make it into the final article either because they’re tangential or there’s just not enough… Read More By Meg Dunn On August 27, 2016 James Robinson Mason was an early pioneer in northern Colorado.

The Search for the Northwest Passage (Great Journeys)

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The Red Sea is still red, but the Mediterranean is chocolate brown, and all the green has disappeared. By way of Bohemia he passed into Russia, and, having annexed Brother Benedict in Poland and Brother Stephen in Bohemia, together with a guide, Carpini made his way eastwards. Click here for more information on the MER mission. The Museum is continually growing and objects are being added on a regular basis. His flotilla of three ships set sail from Southern Spain on 3 August 1492.

The Lewis and Clark Expedition (True Books: Westward

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In addition to a new translation based on the Franco-Italian "F" manuscript of Polo's text, this edition... more... The plot of the film is simple: Father Gabriel, a Spanish Jesuit priest, decides to go into the South American jungle to build a mission in the hope of converting the native Guaraní to Christianity. Wealth flowed into Europe making possible the Renaissance, the Age of Reason, and new scientific knowledge. A riot took place; the infuriated native traders stormed the dépôt and killed the Portuguese within.

The Discovery of the Americas (American Story)

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. In 2011 White Rose farmed-in to Block H and took over as Technical operator from Roc Oil. So great is the quantity of fruit, that at the season when they are ripe the whole coast on either side of the Pillars is covered with acorns thrown up by the tides. He passed Cape de la Vela, and explored Colombia. the bay where the city of Cartagena is now built. United States History is one of my favorite areas to teach.