Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark

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The first whale, a humpback, was taken by a steam powered catcher on December 22, 1904. The Treaty of Tordesillas divided the entire globe in half. Sepulveda stated that “Those who are dim-witted and mentally lazy, although they are physically strong enough to fulfill all the necessary tasks, are by nature slaves.” This idea of racial superiority was not uncommon among priests and helped further this notion of spreading the lie of native stupidity and the need to govern them. The winter was fast advancing, the navigable season was nearly over, and the explorers seemed to be only at the beginning of their work.

Jacques Cousteau (Exp-New) (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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Captain Cook- In Search of the North West Passage is an excerpt from Northwest Passage, the final episode of the 4 x one-hour series Captain Cook – Obsession and Discovery, produced in 2007. Three huts were built on the shores of Hut Point, at the mouth of Winter Quarters Bay. In 1994, a new Board of Trustees led by Phil Frick, and a team of planning professionals began to lay the foundation for Exploration Place. Cartier sailed all around the coast of Newfoundland, Labrador, Arcadia, and all the islands in the area.

Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu

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Demonstrate an understanding of motivation, causation and empathy to assist one in drawing conclusions about the past. The Dutch traded with the Indian peoples and, as in Suriname, established sugar plantations worked by African slaves. The famous explorers of modern times and Space Exploration with a timeline, the benefits of space exploration the pros and cons and the importance of space exploration, the role of NASA and the Space explorers such as Alan Shepard, Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong and John Glenn.

Cortes and the Conquest of the Aztec Empire in World History

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Here in this "best-known haven on the whole north coast of Asia they anchored and spent time in bear and reindeer hunting." "In consequence of the successful sport we lived very extravagantly during these days; our table groaned with joints of venison and bear-hams." During the Middle Ages, Europeans knew little, if anything, about the existence of the Americas. On the 19th of May they left their winter lair.

Exploring the New Hampshire Colony (Exploring the 13

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The industry continues to push the boundaries of oil exploration technology. Sailing for fifty-four days up the Magdelena he reached Bogota and in September he began his journey southward through a vast country that had been practically unknown. Beginning in 1777, a series of murderous epidemic diseases swept over the mission Indian populations and triggered a voracious epidemic likely associated with a water born bacterial infection.

Marco Polo (What Would You Ask?)

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That search proved negative, making him suspect that the parasite could be in the body of mosquitoes, which were abundant in that environment. For hundreds of miles they tramped with their precious burden, till they reached the sea and could give it safely to his fellow-countrymen, who conveyed it to England to be laid with other great men in Westminster Abbey. "He needs no epitaph to guard a name Which men shall praise while worthy work is done.

Exploration and Conquest: The Americas After Columbus :

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With post-war repression at its height, Ofelia must come to terms with her world through a fable of her own creation.”. Its collection was built around a nucleus of Carter's extensive holdings of art by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Publication of the Map of the Pacific--the oldest existing map showing any part of Australia - compiled by VOC cartographer Hessel Gerritszoon ( note ) and including the information gathered by Janszoon in 1606.

Sterling Biographies®: Christopher Columbus: The Voyage That

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They sailed south for about 110 miles, and turned north, to avoid running into any Spaniards, he sailed another 250 miles north, along the coast. From the moment Balboa reached the South Sea, new horizons for exploration opened up and the art of navigation evolved. Between 1800 and 1860, parties were sent along the coast and into the interior by the Russian American Company. Brandon crosses the Atlantic 90 Willibald travels from Britain to Jerusalem 92 The Christian Topography of Cosmas 94 Naddod the Viking discovers Iceland 95 Erik the Red discovers Greenland 95 Lief discovers Newfoundland and North American Coast 97 Othere navigates the Baltic Sea 99 Mohammedan Travellers to China 103 Edrisi's Geography 108 Benjamin of Tudela visits India and China 110 Carpini visits the Great Khan 112 William de Rubruquis also visits the Great Khan 115 Maffio and Niccolo Polo reach China 117 Marco Polo's Travels 126 Ibn Batuta's Travels through Asia 126 Sir John Mandeville's Travels published 134 Hereford Mappa Mundi appeared DATES OF CHIEF EVENTS The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

Juan Ponce de Leon (Latinos in American History)

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The strategy proved to be profitable, but did not fully exploit the opportunities available to the Griffins. Both Torbrook and Weymouth failed to encounter any reservoir sands. An English sailor in the 1560s, Hortop joined the African expeditions of Sir John Hawkins, the first Englishman to join the Atlantic slave trade. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. Learn about his exploration into the oil business.

Shipwreck (Fast Forward (Barrons Educational Series))

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Many explorers bound for the Antarctic visited Australia for supplies for their southern journeys, including John Biscoe, Charles Wilkes, Dumont d’Urville and James Clark Ross. Additional information about Kohl is found in John A. This was the first time a continent had truly been "discovered" (i.e. there weren't any native peoples living there who'd known about it for ages already). Coloma became the hub of the northern mining region in the early fifties and soon had opulent hotels and restaurants, becoming the county seat serving a surrounding population of several thousand.