Exploration & Discovery

Where Did Sacagawea Join the Corps of Discovery?: And Other

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Discovery was among the first NASA programs to require a plan for education and public outreach, as NASA recognized the importance of communicating the excitement and meaning of space exploration to the public. Ore samples were not the only things Frobisher brought back to England. From the beginning Europeans set out to transform as much of the New World into the Old World as possible. Major Edmund Lockyer established a small British settlement at King Georges Sound (Albany) and in 1829 the new Swan River Colony was officially proclaimed.

Columbus

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He then sailed to what is now Cuba, then to Hispaniola (the island which today consists of Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Christopher Columbus, the son of a wool merchant, was born in Genoa in about 1451. The King was overjoyed, but he refused to name it the Cape of Storms. But, interesting as it is, we cannot follow the fortunes of this first little English colony in the South Pacific Ocean. Sailors had no maps to guide them beyond the familiar coasts.

Hernan Cortes: The Conquest of Mexico and the Aztec Empire

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Appraisal drilling on the Johan Sverdrup discovery continues throughout 2012. Alcohol, used as a means of trade by the British, served to further shatter traditional social and family structures. December 26, 1974 - Soviet Salyut 4, civilian space station, is launched. At the end of Spanish rule, California could best be characterized by its strong mission system, its highly stratified society, its reputation as a "cultural wasteland", and a weak economy that was largely dependent upon Spain.

Exploration of Space (Snapping Turtle Guides: Great

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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. Acquisition of Delek Energy Systems Ltd. (Delek), which included an increased interest in the Chim Sáo and Dua oil fields. The land-sales moneys have been augmented by mineral royalties. With the help of the Administration, he attracted other explorers such as Bulolo Gold Dredging and later Mount Isa Mines (MIM), which began to drill test the Waruwari hardrock resources at Porgera.

Edwin Hubble : The Expanding Universe (A Short Biography for

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Although navigation was still an imprecise science, sailors were able to go farther than they had before. Prince Henry ordered one of his most trusted captains, Gil Eanes, to round Cape Bojador, the feared place, where some believed boiling waters produced an intense heat which no man could survive. A Spanish priest and economist in Mexico in the mid 1500s, Mercado condemned the slave trade for its human and political consequences, dehumanizing the Africans as well as the Europeans who competed to capture them. [Mercado, Practices and Contracts of Merchants, 1587] Note the variety of tone and implied commentary in these selections, all written years before the first African slaves arrived in the present-day United States.

Winston the Water Dog: Portuguese Water Dog Tales

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C. was passing, and "in these parts, the whole of Gaul having a northerly trend, winter sets in early," wrote Cæsar afterwards. As much as the Europeans thought of the Natives as ignorant “savages”, the Natives in his film express the same thoughts about the Europeans. John Collier, an American scholar who lived among Indians in the 1920s and 1930s in the American Southwest, said of their spirit: "Could we make it our own, there would be an eternally inexhaustible earth and a forever lasting peace."

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot

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The biggest believer in the country’s petroleum potential, Mike Usher, was a Belize engineer who died before the Spanish Lookout drilling began. That motion translated to a 248-year orbital period, placing it at the edge of the solar system. Many of the accounts were written or compiled by the conquistadors years after the conquest was completed and served as requests for a reward from the Spanish crown for services rendered during the conquest. From his lengthy work we will only extract a few details.

Discovering the Arctic: The Story of John Rae (Stories of

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Victoria, from HULSIUS'S Collection of Voyages, 1602. Based on the economics of the time, results were not very encouraging but narrow intersections of 5 feet and 10 feet grading 0.15 ounces of gold per ton were encountered. (Follow-up drilling by Newmont in the late 1970s, when gold prices were considerably higher, proved these narrow intersections to occur on the northeastern edge of the major Gold Quarry orebody.) While the Maggie Creek drilling was in progress, Alan Coope was mapping the Popovich 80 acres in detail.

Around The World In A Hundred Years (Turtleback School &

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Discovery Building staff will provide personal protection equipment (lab coats, goggles and gloves) whenever required. Upon its several schemes the Government spent L30,000 and employed the labors and ingenuities of several thousand Whites for a long time with failure as a result. Could we have skated, it would not have been an amusement; we had exercise enough and, worst of all, the ice which surrounds us obstructed us, imprisoned us, annoyed us in every possible manner, had become odious to our sight."

Pirates

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Putting on, therefore, our most precious ornaments, I took a cushion in my arms, together with the Bible I had from the King of France and the beautiful Psalter which the Queen bestowed upon me: my companion at the same time carried the missal and a crucifix; and the clerk, clothed in his surplice, bore a censer in his hand. Through Malinche’s conversations with many people ruled by the Aztecs, Cortés learned that the capital, Tenochtitlan, was overflowing with gold and silver and other riches.