Explore with Lewis and Clark (Travel with the Great

Rachel Stuckey

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The most daring feat of exploration on the North American continent recorded in the present Century is the expedition headed by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clarke, which was sent out by President Jefferson in the summer of 1803 for the purpose of exploring the country lying between the Missouri River and the Pacific Ocean. For more details see our historical page. Jan Janszoon ( note ) Zeeuw mapped the Australian coastline in the Leeuwerik approximately 25-26 degrees S.

El Pacto Del Mayflower/ Mayflower Compact (Documentos De La

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One of the first devices to successfully employ the principles of rocket flight was a wooden bird. Reading these sagas inspires deep understanding of the life and motivations of the Scandinavian sea rovers and respect for their accomplishments in the field of exploration. They found new lands and opened up new trade routes, colonies and settlements were established in many parts of the world. The maximum number of students we can accommodate at one time is 75, depending on the date.

Up Close: Exploring Nature with a Magnifying Glass (Reader's

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King João II renamed the cabo das Tormentas as "cabo da Boa Esperança" (Cape of Good Hope), because it is the place where a new route towards the east to get to India started. Whereas, carracks were usually very large ships (often over 1000 tons), galleons were mostly under 500 tons. And if our Lord and the Virgin Mother had not aided us by giving good weather to refresh ourselves with provisions and other things we would have died in this very great sea.

The Search for Riches (Remarkable World)

Andrew Langley

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It was now midwinter, and for six weeks they remained in harbour till August came, and with three ships they emerged to continue their way to the Straits of Magellan. Verrazzano was killed and eaten by cannibals in the Caribbean. In Nicaragua, Brazil, and Ecuador their petrified footprints can still be seen, along with the print of bison, who disappeared about five thousand years ago, so they must have reached South America at least that far back Widely dispersed over the great land mass of the Americas, they numbered approximately 75 million people by the rime Columbus came, perhaps 25 million in North America.

Henry Hudson (Explorers of the New Worlds)

Barbara Saffer

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The ship's log lists a total of 88 official members of the expedition plus 24 passengers (Beals, 28). Africans were used as slaves in subsitute of Native Americans.(Pg. 80) Western Europe used new sailing techniques and new maps/charts. The great period of discovery from the latter half of the fifteenth through the sixteenth centuries is generally referred to as the Age of Exploration. To reward them, Prince Henry gave them three ships and everything to ensure success in their new enterprise.

Why Why Why Do People Want to Explore?

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Narr.#13: Magellan had reached the tip of South America and reached the New Ocean which he called the Pacific. Thousands more candidate planets found by Kepler await confirmation. “In that trial run we saw, already, the signal of what could be a small planet orbiting a star about 540 light years away,” Natalie Batalha, an astrophysicist and member of the Kepler team, told a public radio host about the discovery, announced in 2011. “This was our first indication—‘Oh my god!

Marco Polo (Historical Biographies)

Robert Strathloch

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They were the first known European explorers to reach Monterey. Heavy squalls of snow and ever-thickening ice pointed out the necessity of winter quarters, and 1st October found the Victory imprisoned by thick immovable ice. "The prison door was shut upon us for the first time," says Ross sadly. "Nothing was to be seen but one dazzling, monotonous extent of snow. The motivations of individual explorers and their sponsors varied, but taken collectively, their efforts greatly increased European knowledge about the world's lands and peoples and brought vast continents and their inhabitants into contact with Europe, for both good and ill.

Famous Discoverers and Explorers of America (Illustrated

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The fee is owed to the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark, but he has agreed to donate royalties under this paragraph to the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. These new continents offered riches other than spices, in the form of gold and silver. Between 1502 and 1870, when the Atlantic slave trade was finally suppressed, ten to fifteen million Africans were shipped to the Americas.

The Journey of Columbus (Rourke Discovery Library)

Melinda Lilly

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The Maple Viewing Festival at Seattle Japanese Garden, originally scheduled for Oct. 15-16, has been cancelled due to the inclement weather forecast this weekend All Late Night Programs are cancelled on Saturday, Oct. 15 due to the weather SPR will continue to monitor weather forecasts and will announce additional closures, if any, here. The New World byTerrence Malick The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Expedition to the Arctic (Crabtree Chrome)

Natalie Hyde

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In addition to spreading Christianity, missionaries ran schools. As we steamed up the river, the din grew louder and louder; we passed President Roosevelt's naval yacht, the Mayflower, and her small gun roared out a parting salute—surely no ship ever started for the ends of the earth with more heart-stirring farewells." In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie followed Pond's river out of Great Slave Lake, only to discover that it led to the Arctic Ocean, not the Pacific. This is intended as a demonstration project that will spawn tools useful in a broad range of efforts to integrate, organize, and improve access to natural history databases.