Christopher Columbus (Rookie Biographies)

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Thus, much of the early work done by CDC was concentrated on the control and elimination of malaria in the United States. Parry describes the laborious journey: "Being 'rigged' for travelling," he says, "we breakfasted upon warm cocoa and biscuit, and after stowing the things in the boats we set off on our day's journey, and usually travelled about five and a half hours, then stopped an hour to dine, and again travelled five or six hours. A recent National Research Council study, Science in NASA's Vision for Space Exploration, asserted that "Exploration is a key step in the search for fundamental and systematic understanding of the universe around us.

Charles Darwin: On the Trail of Evolution (Beyond the

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But, whereas the ancient Egyptians left behind stone edifices that have endured for thousands of years, Viking structures were hewn mostly from wood and earth. By 1654, the Dutch Republic had surrendered and returned control of all Brazilian land to the Portuguese. If you have any questions or encounter any issues in changing your default settings, please email isfeedback@nasdaq.com. On one side of him stood his physician with a bundle of perfumed sandal-wood rods burning in his hand; on the other stood his cup-bearer."

Columbus & the Renaissance Explorers (The History of

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On the shore stood our old friends, probably on the point of crying, which they had often told us they would do when the ship left them." Then they returned to the King and related the strange doings of the white strangers who had landed on their shores; they showed him their picture-writing, and Montezuma, king of the great Mexican empire which stretched from sea to sea, was "sore troubled." THE VIKINGS SAIL THE NORTHERN SEAS 78 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

TimeLine Inventions: From Rocks to Rockets (History Unfolds)

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Scientists are basking in the success of Curiosity's stunning landing on August 6, proving that a complicated system involving a parachute and a sky crane can safely deliver a 2,000-pound vehicle to Mars. Project INDEX 363 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. Further, Patience Bacon of the Bishop Museum remembers kupuna (elders) being interviewed in the 1920’s and 30’s by Tutu Puku‘i. Finding no gold, DeSoto marched southeast and spent that winter in Arkansas.

Francisco Vásquez de Coronado: An Explorer of the Southwest

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Using primarily secondary sources, he maintains that the Norse failed because as the Greenland climate deteriorated, they clung to a maladapted cultural heritage to the end, while their Inuit neighbours adapted and survived. This project will be featured in the spring edition of Social Education, published by the National Council of Social Studies. The intriguing, anthropological examination of the bones combined with the more traditional use of primary sources makes the argument of the film compelling.

The Usborne Book of Explorers from Columbus to Armstrong

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Martinez would go on to play an important role during later voyages to this area. Even when Gabriel dies, the Guaraní still hold up the cross. Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who served the King of Spain, and was the first person to sail the Pacific Ocean and around South America. Thus, the problem of malaria transmission was solved. Then a strange thing happened. "We saw hurrying on towards us the form of an Englishman, and the next moment my old friend Baker, famed for his sports in Ceylon, seized me by the hand.

National Geographic Readers: Sacagawea (Readers Bios)

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The rules of art at that time were to adopt the techniques of the old masters but the Pre Raphaelites wanted to paint direct from nature, with 'objectivity' and 'truthfulness', harking back to a time pre Raphael. It is freely predicted that here will be one of the great battle areas of future wars". In the sixteenth century geographical knowledge of the Americas expanded as new voyages of exploration returned to Europe.

Richard Francis Burton: Explorer, Scholar, Spy (Great

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Already in the region of NE Asia and W Alaska, the Russian explorations under Vitus Bering and others and the activities of the promyshlennyki [fur traders] had begun to make the arctic coasts known. This rock will be the first target for Curiosity's contact instruments. In looking down into the fissure one sees nothing but a dense white cloud; from this cloud rushed up a great jet of vapour exactly like steam, and it mounted two or three hundred feet high."

Marco Polo (What Would You Ask?)

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Of that total, a bit less than $3 million could probably be attributed to oil-related sources. In 1932, there were two section houses and two bunkhouses on the north side of the track, and the station was on the south side. The little Gabriel was now in the strait between Asia and America, though Behring knew it not. During the next 3 years a 100-ton plant was completed and, despite numerous difficulties, total production from the Bootstrap through early 1960 was 40,000 tons of $1 1.

A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark (Picture Book Biographies)

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And, seizing the grimy hand of the Arctic explorer, he shook it warmly, congratulating him on his successful trip. On April 21, 1500, Pedro Álvares Cabral accidentally discovered Brazil while seeking a western route to the Indies. On his second expedition (1933–35) Byrd successfully integrated flights with long sledge and tractor journeys in a more complete exploration of Marie Byrd Land. There was the peaceful and kind way practiced by the Jesuit priests and the violent and forceful way enacted by the Portuguese and Spanish governments.