• Invaders (Fact Finders Series)

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    Under threat of an occupation of Lisbon and a reoccupation of North East Brazil, the Portuguese submitted to the demand of the Dutch. The first was by Hernando Cortez, who led a small army of several hundred men against the Aztec Empire in Mexico. The natives were too COOK DISCOVERS NEW ZEALAND 220 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. A violent storm came on; the sea was terrible, the waves breaking right over the little homeward-bound ships, which tossed about helplessly for long days and nights.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh (Exp-New) (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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    Every event in the next week is of thrilling interest. For the next two hundred years the icebound regions of the north were practically left free from invasion, silent, inhospitable, unapproachable. Various activities to investigate and combat malaria in the United States followed from this initial request and reduced the number of malaria cases in the United States. Only historical events of major importance are listed here. 1519: In September, Ferdinand Magellan sails from Spain in search of a westerly route to the Indies.
  • Christopher Columbus for Kids: The Amazing Explorer Who

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    As a result, Brazil and Portugal got into a conflict about who had power over the new lands that were claimed. The empire grew rapidly as more and more subjects paid tribute to the Aztecs. ILLUSTRATING THE NEW WORLD II), and (2) the Spanish perspective from Francisco Mendoza Grajales, the chaplain of St. This new edition has been updated by Don Heinrich Tolzmann to include a new introduction about the life and work of Julius Friedrich Sachse and the field of German-American Studies. If the Aztec kingdom was so great, why did they not have the ability to defend themselves?
  • Werewolves (Creepy Creatures (Hardcover))

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    The people who were left in the New World were called Native Americans. All you needed to do was look at the illustrations on a map of the world to confirm that such creatures existed). Discovery Hill: As Zimmerman walked south, he noticed two small hills located just off the range-front. Students have to manage the finances of their expeditions so that they don't run out of money before they can return home safely. But supplies of the drug ran out and he died a few days later.
  • Lewis and Clark's Bittersweet Crossing

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    This first image taken by the Navigation cameras on Curiosity shows the rover's shadow on the surface of Mars. Early versions were crude and not always reliable. I was now fully satisfied that there was no Southern Continent. Between 1522 and 1528, Spanish forces overpowered groups in Yucatan and Guatemala. In November 1957, the Russian space dog Laika became the first animal to orbit the earth. In: Reports on the results of dredging by the U.
  • A Mariner's Tale

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    The results of this drilling activity over the years are summarized below, the more important of which are shown on the map to the right (click map for larger scale). At the time of Lowell's death, on Nov. 12, 1916, Pluto still had not been found. While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules, there may be some discrepancies. No one had any idea of the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. "HONDIUS HIS MAP OF THE MAGELLAN STREIGHT."
  • York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An

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    The studio Moving Picture World, in their defense of using Native Americans in their 1910 film Chief Blackfoot’s Vindication, claimed that “The public is no longer satisfied with white men who attempt to represent Indian life.” Aleiss described how Indians-the Chippewa in another example–were angry by the false representations of Indian life and objected to the depiction in the movie The Curse of the Red Man of an educated Indian as drunk and destitute. In January of 1950, France established a small, temporary station in Terre Adlie, near where Dumont d'Urville had made his first landfall. (This base was later re-occupied for the International Geophysical Year.) And in 1954, Australia constructed its first base in East Antarctica.
  • Henry Hudson (Groundbreakers: Explorers)

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    During the Hundred Years War, England controlled much of France. Francis Fletcher, a chronicler of the voyage, noted that the sailors detested the harsh climate of Nova Albion because of the "nipping colds" and "those thicke mists and most stinking fogges." Federal government support of space exploration is NOT the most effective way to engage in scientific discovery Space exploration can be dated back to the age of European Renaissance, a historic age when arts and cultural transformation began.
  • Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the Americas

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    Jealously had the Spanish guarded this beautiful Southern Sea, now her secrets were laid bare, for an Englishman had gazed upon it and he was not likely to remain satisfied with this alone. Under threat of an occupation of Lisbon and a reoccupation of North East Brazil, the Portuguese submitted to the demand of the Dutch. Although Hearne's single observation of latitude (71°54´N) was almost 4° too far north, it established approximately the continent's northern extent, and pushed future searches for a saltwater passage into the icy maze of the Arctic Archipelago.
  • Marco Polo (Historical Biographies)

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    Geir Richardsen, Statoil Canada’s vice-president of exploration, says followup plans include acquiring additional 3-D seismic surveys and drilling of exploration and appraisal wells in the largely unexplored Flemish Pass Basin. These require the free Quicktime Player. The official archives, with plans of the ships and their logs, were destroyed several decades later, which explains why many aspects of this extraordinary adventure are unknown to us today.