Spanish Missions (True Books: Westward Expansion)

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During the 1940s and 1950s, environmental concerns about fossil fuel usage became more pronounced as smog produced by the burning of these fuels in Europe and America was blamed for illness and death among humans. Among the many stories of adventure and great scientific endeavour are: Sir Hans Sloane's journey to Jamaica in 1687; James Cook's perilous Pacific crossings; and Darwin's historic voyage aboard the HMS Beagle. Its founding charter was dated 20 March 1602.

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Jacques Cousteau: Conserving Underwater Worlds (In the

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Ian Wilson's John Cabot and the Matthew (Tiverton: Redcliffe Press and St. In this way the data collected during the excavations could be used to help with the restoration of the ancient buildings and of their interiors - although the most important wall paintings and mosaics still continued to be stripped and transported to Naples. This exploration campaign resulted in 18 successful wells which proved up several hundred million barrels of oil in northern Block G which were developed as the 'Okume Complex'.

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DK Discoveries: Polar Exploration

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Includes: Programmable Rover robot and 48-page, full-colour Owner's Manual. Pushing back the crowds of natives, Stanley advanced down "a living avenue of people" till he came to where "the white man with the long grey beard was standing." "As I advanced slowly towards him," says Stanley, "I noticed he was pale, looked worried, wore a bluish cap with a faded gold band round it, had on a red-sleeved waistcoat and a pair of grey tweed trousers. Economic changes further stimulated the growth of commerce.

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Explore with Francisco Pizarro (Travel with the Great

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Following their arrival in the New World, Spanish Jesuit missionaries learned from indigenous Indian tribes of a medicinal bark used for the treatment of fevers. The Group's North Sea position was transformed in May 2009 by the acquisition for US$505 mm of Oilexco North Sea Limited (Oilexco), adding a production base, including operatorship capability, and a broader development and exploration portfolio in the UK North Sea. This was the first British vessel built specifically for scientific exploration in high latitudes.

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The Age of Exploration (World History Series)

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August-September, 1977 - Voyagers 1 and 2 leave Earth to meet with Jupiter in 1979 and Saturn in 1980. Tom Slick Jr., whose father drilled the discovery well for a large Oklahoma oil field in 1912, carried on the family's involvement in oil exploration and production. Inspired by “nature, an awareness of the past, a religious spirit, and an artistic ideal” (Barron’s 6), Romanticism is one of the most significant influences on European culture. Speke appeared to me the more worn of the two.

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Juan Ponce de Leon (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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In creating new trade routes and initiating a commerce of ideas, explorers have played perhaps the most active role in shaping the globalized world. The Spanish conquistador, Pizarro, leading an army of less then 150 men, carried out an even more amazing conquest of the Inca Empire in Peru in the 1530's. He has journeyed as one eager for knowledge, with a "hungry heart" and a keen, observant eye. After waiting six weeks on the "great mud bank, surrounded by extensive swamps and rice grounds," which form the site of Quilimane, Livingstone embarked on board a gunboat, the Frolic, for England.

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Meriwether Lewis (American Lives (Heinemann Paperback))

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The Cabot and His World collection also contains some interesting papers that explore how Cabot evolved in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as an icon of Canadian and Newfoundland patriotism; see Shane O'Dea, "Judge Prowse and Bishop Howley: Cabot Tower and the Construction of Nationalism" (171-82), Peter Pope, "Traditions of Invention, 1897: Columbus, Cartier and Cabot" (183-97), and Roberto Perin, "Caboto as a Contested Ethnic Icon" (199-208). The 1987 stock market crash brought the 1980s gold exploration boom to an abrupt end in Papua New Guinea and indeed throughout the world.

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The Discovery of the Americas Activities Book

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Knowledge of the history of exploration in a region, and the role it has played in shaping community beliefs and expectations, may help companies to understand and manage the complex social and political demands that now confront them in this region. A number of other online sources are linked to below. It took a while to discover the basics and build from them. On the frontier he found a tribe of Arabs set apart to destroy the lions which beset the neighbourhood. Through the Advanced Search Page, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Author, Subject, ISBN, etc or you can narrow your focus using our amazing set of criteria parameters.

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Your Life as a Pioneer on the Oregon Trail (The Way It Was)

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D. and continued through England’s colonization of the Atlantic coast in the 17th century, which laid the foundation for the United States of America. The Peruvian Andes were traversed the Chimborazo was scaled to an altitude of 19,286 feet. Gilbert headed two trips to the New World. One of the white men who was striding forward suddenly waved his hat, and with a beaming face shouted out, "I have seen the lake, sir; it is grand." As the ship carrying the merchant approached this dread region, a storm gathered overhead, and flocks of albatross, like birds of ill-omen, hovered about the masts. "We were all in alarm," relates Cosmas, "for all the men of experience on board, whether passengers or sailors, began to say that we were near the ocean and called out to the pilot: 'Steer the ship to port and make for the gulf, or we shall be swept along by the currents and carried into the ocean and lost.' For the ocean rushing into the gulf was swelling with billows of portentous size, while the currents from the gulf were driving the ship into the ocean, and the outlook was altogether so dismal that we were kept in a state of great alarm."

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Pioneering Explorers

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Truly these mysterious Spice Islands held more attractions for the Portuguese explorers than did the New World of Columbus and Vespucci. The news of this immense Mexican Empire, discovered and conquered for Spain, brought honours from the King, Charles V., to the triumphant conqueror. Having reached the Cape de Verde Islands in safety, the object of the expedition could no longer remain a secret, and Drake led his squadron boldly across the Atlantic Ocean.

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