Hernando De Soto (America, My Country Explorers)

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Students' quiz scores and video views will be trackable in your "Teacher" tab. Montelius's book on Scandinavian archæology) of an actual Viking ship found, almost complete, at Gokstad, Norway. Synge out on the Atlantic with porpoises and whales playing round them. Due to significant ice packs, the first landing did not take place until the American Morrell landed in 1822. 1722: In February, Frenchman Yves Joseph de Kerguélen-Trémarec discovers the Îles Kerguélen. 1773: In January, Captain James Cook and his crew become the first men to cross the Antarctic Circle. 1775: In January, Captain Cook, on his third voyage, sails past South Georgia and discovers the South Sandwich Islands two weeks later. 1790: This year marks the start of the sealing industry on South Georgia.

Sir Walter Raleigh (Explorers)

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Cook was followed soon enough by the arrival of the First Fleet, in January of 1788, under the command of Captain Arthur Phillip, whose mission was to establish a penal colony and take control of Terra Australia for settlement. Seaver, "The `Vinland Map': who made it, and why? The National Council of Churches adopted a resolution calling October 12th a day of mourning for millions of indigenous people who died as a result of European colonization. Fransisco Pelsaert returned in the ship Sardam and rescued the survivors of the Batavia mutiny November: Wouter Loos and Jan Pelgrom De Bye--two of the mutineers of the Batavia mutiny--were taken in a small boat to the mouth of the Hutt River on the mainland and were left with equipment, but to fend for themselves, as punishment for their role in the mutiny.

Real Pirates

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Exorbitant re-wards were offered, but none were great enough to induce an Indian to attempt to guide the party. On the two sides of the ravine and on the slopes of the mountain rise the white dwellings of the Lamas. Gazprom Neft will carry out geophysical and geological evaluation of the existing data and will drill at least one well in each block. April 12, 1961 - Vostok 1 is launched by the U. After some time, the survivors moved north, never to be seen again by Europeans.

Albert Einstein : Genius of the Twentieth Century (A Short

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As one of the planets visible with the unaided eye, Mercury has been known before recorded history. S. and international coverage) United States. 'Historic Aerials' ("free online access to historic and current aerial photography ... from the 1930s through today"; particularly for urban areas, you can compare images from different years) United States. 'Imagery Interpretation Section. The people of the interior do not, for the most part, cultivate grain, but live on milk and flesh-meat, and clothe themselves with skins.

Sacagawea (History's All-Stars)

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Because of its location, whoever controlled L'Anse aux Meadows also controlled the approaches to and the resources of V�nland. The delay in founding English settlements in the Americas was the result of... The first x-ray source is discovered in Scorpius. 1963: Valentina Tereshkova becomes first woman in space in Vostok 6. The Indians attacked the settlement, and they had to abandon it. Portugal's nautical exploration was not much about expansionism (conquest, control and new lands) but simple application of technology, curiosity and trade improvement.

Sterling Biographies®: Sacagawea: Crossing the Continent

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King Oscar and others offered to pay the expenses of the expedition, and preparations were urged forward. Some of them have big beards and long hair, whilst others clip their hair short as a sign that they are Christians. At that time, it took eight days for labourers to carry supplies from the coastal port of Salamaua to Wau, consuming part of the cargo along the way. McFadden (University of Maryland, College Park) Four views of Ceres as it rotates, as seen with Hubble Space Telescope, are the best we have so far. (The brightest feature has been exaggerated here.) As summarized in October, Dawn’s pictures will surpass this quality within a month, revealing details never seen before.

Exploring the New York Colony (Exploring the 13 Colonies)

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Strabo has summed up for us the knowledge of the ancient world as it was in the days of the Emperor Cæsar Augustus of the great Roman Empire, as it was when in far-off Syria the Christ was born and the greater part of the known earth was under the sway of Rome. Goddard has been called the father of modern rocketry for his achievements. At one point, Magellan was forced to open fire on the San Antonio. On May 1, 1606, Pedro Fernández de Quirós reached the main island of the New Hebrides and, believing it to be a part of the sought-after Southern Continent, he called it Australia del Espíritu Santo (Australia of the Holy Spirit).

Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado

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The main goal for the Portuguese voyages though was to discover a trade route to West Africa without having to go through the Sahara Desert. Columbus and his crew escaped on board the little Nina. Other colleges that benefited from Hardin's generosity included Baylor Female College (now Mary Hardin-Baylor) in Belton, Simmons College (now Hardin-Simmons University) in Abilene, Abilene Christian College (now Abilene Christian University) and Howard Payne College (now Howard Payne University) in Brownwood.

Westward Expansion: An Interactive History Adventure (You

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The other two ships, the Trinidad and Victoria, finally reached the Spice Islands in November 1521 and loaded up with cloves. European countries used their colonies to acquire raw materials such as wood, furs, cotton, and dyes. The Internet History Sourcebooks are wonderful collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use by Paul Halsall. For weary days they made their way across to the south, till they were rewarded by finding themselves in a fertile land well watered by lakes and marshes, with fruit trees and a little race of men and women whom they called pigmies.

Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, the One-Armed

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On the one side, Descartes and Bacon and Spinoza and Locke are sons of the Renaissance, champions of Renaissance, the herald of new-found religious freedom. Since 1954 the United States and Russia have established a number of drifting observation stations on ice floes for the purpose of intensified scientific observations. He later returned to Florida after receiving funding to begin colonizing the area. Lisbon's harbor became one of the busiest in Europe during his rein, as spices such as pepper, ginger, cinnamon, and saffron were prized commodities in the India-Europe trade.