Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters (and What the

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. Navy Lieutenant Don Walsh. All was friendly, tents were soon pitched, a fort built with mounted guns at either side, the precious instruments landed, and on 3rd June, with a cloudless sky and in intolerable heat, they observed the whole passage of the planet Venus over the sun's disk. Herodotus concludes by saying, “Whether the sea girds Europe round on the north none can tell.” It was not Mediterranean folk but Northmen from Scandinavia, emigrating from their difficult lands centuries later, who carried exploration farther in the North Atlantic.

The Search for a Northern Route (Exploration & Encounters)

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The establishment has to protect their patch. Include vocabulary and the timeline as part of your end of lesson or unit assessment. At last, "there, under the shadows of the Frenchman's Cap, whose grim cone rose five thousand feet in the uninhabited westward interior," they were found. While male captives might very well be tortured and killed, the Iroquois generally neither murdered captive children nor molested captive women. While the pueblos virtually had no profitable agriculture, the missions did enjoy some agricultural success, largely because they had a large and free labor supply of Indian labor.

A New Trip Around the World, Grades K - 5: Activities Across

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Mars 2 - USSR Mars Orbiter/Soft Lander - 4,650 kg - (May 19, 1971) The Mars 2 lander was released from the orbiter on November 27, 1971. Russian fur hunters and traders in Siberia had heard for centuries from the Yupik, the coastal peoples of Siberia, about a "Great Land" that lay to the east across the water. Adventurers went to Virginia and the current southeast, the Puritans went to New England seeking religious freedom. Moctezuma, and many of the Spanish recruits in the expedition, was killed in the fighting, which only ended when Cortés razed Tenochtitlan.

The Young Investigator's Guide to Ancient Aliens

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Furthermore, this addiction, the demand for these drugs, became permanently embedded into European culture. Arrived at Mozambique—a low-lying coral island—they found no less than four ocean-going ships belonging to Arab traders laden with gold, silver, cloves, pepper, ginger, rubies, and pearls from the East. Robert Scott; Ross Ice Shelf, explorer James Ross who discovered it in 1841; Shackleton Ice Shelf, explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton; and Vinson Massif, Representative Carl Vinson (D-Georgia) 1.

Exploration, Revolution, and Constitution, Grades 6 - 12

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Oudney was suffering from cough and pains in his chest, Clapperton was shivering with ague—a state of health "ill-calculated for undertaking a long and tedious journey." The exchange of plants and animals was generally well received by people of both worlds. Murphy shifts its focus in the Gulf of Mexico from the continental shelf into deepwater exploration. This was an important relationship, since the Russians were entirely unskilled in hunting sea mammals, particularly the elusive sea otter.

Space Race: An Interactive Space Exploration Adventure (You

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But his evident intelligence earned him a scholarship to the University of Tübingen to study for the Lutheran ministry. However, the focus of the German administration in New Guinea was more on scientific endeavours than prospecting, as distinct from the Australian administration in Papua, which saw gold mining as a valuable source of revenue. The idea of creating a new, private, not-for-profit institution out of the Children's Museum and the OMNISPHERE had been on the minds of community leaders for years.

Radisson & des Groseilliers: Fur Traders of the North (In

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The ship was carrying more than 2,200 passengers and crew. From drawings by Ross in his Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage. Towards the end of Black Robe, the Huron Indians finally choose to accept baptism only when their village is on the brink of destruction from disease. Shortly thereafter, Moyer made the even more important discovery that the addition of corn-steep liquor to the fermentation medium produced a ten-fold increase in yield.

What Was the Gold Rush?

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This unique exhibit features examples of die errors and a rare 17 coin set of 1861-O Liberty Seated Half Dollars struck at the New Orleans Mint which chronicles the Federal government, Louisiana government and Confederate States of America control over the mint that year. Two of Gaspar's three ships returned to Lisbon on October 10, 1501. The women are employed in trade and business, while the men stay at home to spin and weave.

Are We There Yet?

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D) He is responsible for most of the problems in the Americas during the colonial period. Have you heard of the Owyhee River in eastern Oregon, or the Owyhee Lake and the town of Owyhee in Nevada, or the river and town of Kalama and even the town of Friday Harbor? Zhang Qian is even provided with a wife, by whom he has a son. Highlight the voyages of Cook on a map, using a tool like Google Maps to draw the route. Lars Christensen, the son of Christen Christensen and heir to the whaling company his father founded, was particularly interested in making geographical discoveries and gave his captains wide latitude to do so.

What Is It? A Young Reader's Guide to Pirates (What Is It?

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This model for colonialism starts in the late 1400s when Britain began its reign over Ireland and Portugal with Spain began its conquest of the Americas.... [tags: European History] The Benefits of Space Exploration - Curiosity has played an integral role in the advancement of the human species. In India and Ceylon, the Dutch had taken over the Portuguese settlements of Colombo in 1656, Ceylon in 1658, Nagappattinam in 1662 and Cranganore and Cochin in 1662.