Sir Walter Raleigh (Colonial Leaders)

Susan Korman

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The entire collection is available on 35mm black and white microfilm from Chadwyk-Healy, Inc. and is described in Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress: Plans of North American Cities and Towns Produced by the Sanborn Map Company (Washington, 1981). The English encouraged emigration far more than the Spanish, French, or Dutch. Speke himself carried Burton's large elephant gun. "I commenced the journey," he says, "at 6 p.m., as soon as the two donkeys I took with me to ride were caught and saddled.
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Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu

Ted Lewin

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But on the other side of the river Hydaspes a different reception awaited him. Men slept on deck in hammocks—an invention they borrowed from Mesoamerican cultures. LaForgue doesn’t begin to question his faith until much later in the film. Satellites and weather balloons are used to monitor the atmosphere above Antarctica. With that dramatic fanfare, Texas' economy was wrenched from its rural, agricultural roots and flung headlong into the petroleum and industrial age.
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Laika: The 1st Dog in Space (Famous Firsts: Animals Making

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Enthusiasm too was the secret of their success. Even allowing for the imperfection of myths, it is enough to make us question, for that time and ours, the excuse of progress in the annihilation of races, and the telling of history from the standpoint of the conquerors and leaders of Western civilization. Thus our science lacks a fundamental understanding of enormous ocean regions and important ocean systems. Morris offered the property to Newmont and, based on favorable geological knowledge of the property from the 1961 mapping coverage, Coope recommended to Bob Fulton that Newmont acquire the Popovich 80 acres. cross section of the Carlin deposit within the Roberts Mountains Formation.
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The Secrets of Uranus (Planets)

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The short season for exploration was now over; rough weather and want of food turned them home, only half satisfied with their work. Because of his refusal he was excluded from the sacrament in the Lutheran church. From that moment, they knew that the earth did not end at the horizon. But the marvels give way to matter-of-fact accounts of slave trafficking (Hortop) and tracts on the immorality of slavery (Mercado). Pressing on with reduced rations, in the face of freezing winds, they reached a height of ten thousand and fifty feet.
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Magellan's Voyage Around the World (Great Journeys Across

Cath Senker

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It was during this exchange of trade goods that an event took place that forever left its mark on the history of this area. The inhabitants of Tlascala—fierce republicans who refused to own the sway of Montezuma—alone offered resistance, and how Cortes fought and defeated them with his handful of men is truly a marvel. In the meantime, on January 3, the northern party had been retrieved by the Terra Nova and dropped off for a brief survey at Terra Nova Bay.
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Astronaut Firsts (Xtreme Space)

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But the marvels give way to matter-of-fact accounts of slave trafficking (Hortop) and tracts on the immorality of slavery (Mercado). A quarter of a century later, the Russian explorer Fabian von Bellingshausen was sent to continue to work of Cook's later voyages in exploring the southern polar regions. Some historians and most of the people believe that he was born in the Algarve, Portugal. In 1576 he returned with an Inuit (Eskimo), whose somewhat Asiatic features helped to persuade the English that Frobisher was on the right track to the Orient.
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Mae Jemison (Pioneering Explorers)

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Grafton, Anthony, with April Shelford and Nancy Siraisi. A misunderstanding arose between them, and fearing attack, the Khoikhoi threw spears, wounding Da Gama in the thigh. At the moment the book Westward Vikings: The Saga of L�Anse Aux Meadows (St. Incredibly, neither the British nor the French sighted each other. Returning from holiday on September 3, 1928, Fleming began to sort through petri dishes containing colonies of Staphylococcus, bacteria that cause boils, sore throats and abscesses.
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The Romans (Hands-On History)

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F.3, a full refund of any money paid for a work or a replacement copy, if a defect in the electronic work is discovered and reported to you within 90 days of receipt of the work. - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free distribution of Project Gutenberg-tm works. 1. They gave Columbus the title "Admiral of the Ocean Sea, Viceroy and Governor of the Islands that he hath discovered in the Indies." Or was something far larger behind the European success at colonization.
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Exploring the American West, 1803-1879

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It is true that an earlier navigator, Abel Janszoon Tasman, sailed along part of the western coastline a century and a half before, and true that the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw the continued exploration of the more remote areas, but these activities dwindle beside the immense achievements of the century following 1769. However, if the Indians were subhuman, as the conquistadors argued in their writings, than their acts could only be seen as justified and righteous.
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John Cabot: The Ongoing Search for a Westward Passage to

Marian Rengel

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He discovered the Great Canyon of the Colorado, and the Indian stone and sun-dried brick cities of New Mexico. Drilling at Leviathan-1 will continue to a planned total depth of 23,600 feet (7,200 meters) to evaluate two additional intervals. Ellendale is recognized as a source of high-value fancy yellow diamonds. He had reached the Eastern edge of the world known to Europeans. In the stern of the boat was a white man gazing wistfully towards Uganda." If he gets to the Pole he will be bound to do it rapidly with dogs, and one foresees that success will justify him."
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