The Louisiana Purchase: A History Just for Kids

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De Soto and his men explored the present area of Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas, often clashing with native tribes. In Norway, oil discoveries are made on the Caterpillar and Tellus and a gas discovery is made in the Barents Sea on the Skalle prospect. Also a Spanish cleric, Bartoleme de las Casas, wrote books, and lobbied the Spanish government on behalf of the natives. The results of this exploration are the discovery of several small oil and gas fields, and the commercial production of oil and gas from the Bredasdorp Basin.
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Before Columbus: The Leif Eriksson Expedition: A True

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For investment purposes, mineral exploration companies are often divided into two categories: Greenfield and Brownfield exploration stocks. Montreal (Port Real) will be noticed on the coast. So when Parcak uses satellite imagery to search for signs of Norse settlers, she’s not looking for actual ruins. Rockets continued to be used with success in battles all over the European continent. Small sections and committed faculty result in solid feedback and individual attention and a unifying curriculum of ideas, concepts, and approaches results in a community of thinkers with common ground and informed, diverse opinions.
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Fact Or Fiction: Pirates

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He confirmed the existence of and mapped numerous islands, explored the northwest coast of North America, and proved to all but the most diehard believers in Terra Australis that whatever land existed in the far south was not habitable. Third, European settlements in the Americas grew at such a rate that the Europeans' descendants eventually outnumbered the Indians. Decades later, an interferometer at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii will play an important role in understanding the environments in which exoplanets form. 1925: Using the Hooker 100" Telescope in California, Edwin Hubble proves that galaxies are groups of stars like the Milky Way.
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TimeLine Explorers: From Egypt to Mars (History Unfolds)

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Synge THE TOWN OF ISABELLA AND THE COLONY FOUNDED BY COLUMBUS. This was misleading since many of these invaders were actually simple men without any training or education. But it wasn’t until about 2,850 years ago (850 BC) that early naturalists and philosophers started trying to make sense of the enormous bodies of water they saw from land. James Bruce, athletic, daring, standing six feet four, seemed at the age of twenty-four made for a life of travel and adventure.
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The Picture History of Great Explorers

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Then there was shouting and laughing and weeping, and all the kings came to the shore, and they led the heroes away to their homes and bewailed the valiant dead. However, little did they know that their way of life would change drastically once European explorers set foot on the American continents. Penicillin was injected and within days he made a remarkable recovery. To stay rich, European countries tried to export more goods than they imported.
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Escape from the Ice: Shackleton and the Endurance (Hello

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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. From Peru to Canada, disease reduced the resistance that Native Americans were able to offer to European intruders. Perez was the first European to see and describe Yaquina Head off what we now know as the Oregon coast.
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DK Discoveries: Christopher Columbus: Explorer of the New

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From August 2007 to 2013, 23 discoveries (Odum, Ebony, Tweneboa, Sankofa, Dzata, Owo, Teak-1, Paradise-1, Banda-1, Gye Nyame, etc) have been made. Learn more about the lives and journeys of some of history's greatest explorers with the PBS World Explorers collection. The commandant at once took pity on Livingstone, but after a refreshing stay of ten days the English explorer started off westward to the coast. The Portuguese held the eastern route, the Spaniards the western route to the Spice Islands.
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Exploration of Space (Snapping Turtle Guides: Great

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Rounding Cape Catoche and CORTES EXPLORES AND CONQUERS MEXICO 155 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. During the second, 1493, voyage, he enslaved 560 native Americans, in spite of the Queen's explicit opposition to the idea. D., many of the places to which Sindbad's story relates have been identified. Neil Armstrong and David Scott makes the first space docking in Gemini 8. In the 40 years from 1732 to 1772, 65 ships made the journey and only 6 were wrecked (4 on the North Sea leg).
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Louisiana Purchase

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These hides we exposed to the sun first to soften them by putting them overboard for four or five days, after which we put them on the embers and ate them thus. The classification problems of astronomy will not go away: refined knowledge about what constitutes a planet will undoubtedly be useful in classifying the more than 170 planets now known to exist beyond our solar system, and the thousands that are sure to be discovered when the Kepler spacecraft launches in 2008.
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La Salle: La Salle and the Mississippi River (Exploring the

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It was not till May that a journey across the land of Boothia to the west coast was possible. The party left Melbourne in the highest spirits. The 12th August found the little Fox in Melville Bay made fast to an iceberg, and a few days later she was frozen firmly into an ice-pack. Herschel “engaged in a series of observations on the parallax of the fixed stars”, using a telescope of his own design. These sailing masters hit their destinations with as much precision as the most expert navigators of civilized nations could achieve (Corney, Vol.
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