Exploration & Discovery

The Zebulon Pike Expedition (Essential Events (ABDO))

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The First Fleet was under prepared for the task, and the soil around Sydney Cove was poor. Research at the laboratory focuses on oysters, scallops, and clams in the waters of Louisiana. Some of the most impressive technology advancements of the modern era occurred during World War II and the National World War II Memorial has 8000 objects directly related to science and technology. In turn this expanding trade brought about Europe's economic expansion and industrialization, allowing Europeans to dominate the global economy for centuries to come. © The Oxford Companion to British History 2002, originally published by Oxford University Press 2002. exploration.

Early Explorers (Marco Polo, Columbusú) (Little World Social

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Hope Cape they named the southern point, but they were disappointed by finding only a deep bay, and to-day, by a strange coincidence, the point opposite the northern shore is known as Cape Despair—the Cap d'Espoir of the early French mariners. At a given signal they duly advanced, and when they came near the sea-monsters they shouted with all their might and blew their trumpets and made all possible noise with their oars. On 14th November 1823 the expedition arrived home in England.

Exploring Planet Mars (Humans in Space)

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He assembled a rocket-powered flying chair with the help of many assistants, attaching two large kites to the chair and 47 fire-arrow rockets to the kites. He was protected from the sun by a crimson satin umbrella. There were races for the Eskimos, one for the children, one for the men, and one for the Eskimo mothers, who carried babies in their fur hoods. During the past century numerous explorers added to the achievements of the great pathfinders of earlier days. Or students could take photographs to prepare a photo gallery with captions and voiceovers.

The Louisiana Purchase: A History Just for Kids

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In 1824 the French explorer Louis Isidore Duperrey had a two week stop over in the Bay of Islands before continuing on his circumnavigation of the world. Spain’s imperial ambitions were launched by Christopher Columbus. Construction commenced in October and was completed in 1998. A second relief party brought back the explorers to the United States in 1895. This Age of Discovery began in 1400, and it was to take us around the world, discovering new and exciting places.

Gold Fever

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This slowed progress, especially around Cape Bojador, where some fifteen voyages turned back before one expedition in 1434 finally braved its passage without being swallowed up. The best quality was found at the Galvez ranch between San Ignacio and Benque Viejo, now known as Clarissa Falls. Matthew Flinders died aged 40 years on the day his book was published. This time line contains links to many ebooks created from the journals and first hand accounts written by Australian land and sea explorers.

Explore With Ponce De Leon (Travel With the Great Explorers)

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What if this act of reckless daring was unsuccessful? It failed, however, to define the rights of the states within the republic, including Texas. 6 April 1830--Relations between the Texans and Mexico reached a new low when Mexico forbid further emigration into Texas by settlers from the United States. 26 June 1832--The Battle of Velasco resulted in the first casualties in Texas' relations with Mexico. Sleeker design lines allowed ships to sail faster, slicing through water far more efficiently than older barge-like ship designs.

My World of Discovery

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In fact, scholars argue that the idea is almost as old as the idea that the Earth is round. (That is, it dates back to early Rome.) Other European nations, particularly Spain, were eager to share in the seemingly limitless riches of the “Far East.” By the end of the 15th century, Spain’s “Reconquista”–the expulsion of Jews and Muslims out of the kingdom after centuries of war–was complete, and the nation turned its attention to exploration and conquest in other areas of the world.

Matthew Henson (Reprint Edition) (Black Americans of

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In fact, the islanders regarded Chinese as being just about No1 for flavour, as they found them nowhere as salty as white men. The first attempt by Europeans to colonize the New World occurred around a.d. 1000, when the Vikings sailed from the British Isles to Greenland, established a colony, and then moved on to Labrador, the Baffin Islands, and finally Newfoundland. Thus Magellan by his prompt measures quelled a mutiny that might have lost him the whole expedition.

Explore With Hernando De Soto (Travel With the Great

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Mars Global Surveyor - USA Mars Orbiter � 1,062.1 kg - (November 7, 1996) Initiated due to the loss of the Mars Observer spacecraft, the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) mission launched on November 7, 1996. As this was filled in, the name America slipped into usage for both north and south landmasses in maps produced from the 1520s. In 1770-71 Samuel Hearne, an officer of the Hudson's Bay Company, made a famous journey from York Factory to the mouth of the Coppermine river, which empties into the Arctic ocean, and after visiting Great Slave lake, returned to York Factory.

Exploring the Polar Regions (Voyages of Discovery)

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The Portuguese discovery of a route to India around Africa in 1498 provided more incentive for Spanish exploration. While Cartier had not found the "great quantity of gold, and other precious things" mentioned in his instructions, he did locate the gulf's teeming fisheries and the mainland's furs, tempting Europe's commercial interests. In the far west of Canada at that time, there weren’t a lot of crowds.