At some missions, Indians processed raw materials and farm produce into cloth, blankets, rope, pottery, bricks, tiles, leather goods, candles, soap, funiture, and iron hardware. In 1818 the British Government sent out two expeditions. This land they called Ciguatan, or The Realm of Women; and they declared that it abounded in gold, in pearls, rubies, garnets, turquoises, and many other products, rich and precious.
In these exciting and challenging times, the Museum will continue to seize extraordinary opportunities to transform our scientific vision into meaningful results, a strategy that has served the Museum throughout its history. The first sailing vessels made the world smaller and brought together many cultures that had previously remained isolated. The conquistadors were truly amazed by what they found � immense wealth in gold and silver, complex cities rivaling or surpassing those in Europe, and remarkable artistic and scientific achievements.
The Chinese boil water and pour it in scalding hot upon this leaf, and this infusion keeps them from all distempers." It wasn’t until Sir Francis Drake’s 1577 voyage, however, that anyone managed to do it again. A number of Roman writers attributed malarial diseases to the swamps. This test marks the beginning of the acoustic exploration of the sea. 1917-1919 - World War I accelerates oceanic acoustic research as both the U. August 6, 1961 - Vostok 2 is launched by the U. Three of his publications are sampled here: THOMAS HARRIOT served as the historian, natural scientist, and surveyor/cartographer on the 1585 British expedition to Roanoke Island (North Carolina).
Explain what the explorer discovered. spend too long talking about the conditions of the voyage. In addition to citing the Gold Acres mine as one of these sedimentary deposits, he also referred to the Getchell mine in Humboldt County, the Standard mine in Pershing County, and other deposits, some of which are now known to have yielded coarser gold. It might be the ocean sought by Columbus in vain, beyond which was the land of great riches where people drank out of golden cups.
This find is similar in shape and luster to iron meteorites found on Mars by the previous generation of rovers. Also benefiting from foundation funds are other charities in Fort Worth and Tarrant County in the fields of the arts, education, health care, social and human services, and programs for youth and the elderly. The Knorr arrived in the area on August 22, 1985 and began sweeps of the area using Argo.
At the walls of the city they were met by Montezuma himself. Fridjof Nansen, the Norwegian explorer, whose triumph it is to have gone nearer the pole by 200 miles than any of his predecessors. When the New Year of 1895 dawned the Fram had been firmly frozen in for fifteen months. Within the last few years, though, government agencies involved in Antarctic research have become increasingly aware of the need to protect that continent's uniquely pristine status. Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a considerable effort, much paperwork and many fees to meet and keep up with these requirements.
The Frenchmen fails to understand their “love” and makes another mistake by thinking in terms of European manners of love, promising to take her to Europe and show her a world she has never seen and giving her a “better” life. Narrator#9: Columbus made 3 more voyages back to what he believed was India. As for the newly born, they died early because their mothers, overworked and famished, had no milk to nurse them, and for this reason, while I was in Cuba, 7000 children died in three months.
But it was inevitable that alliances with some Indian groups would make the French foes of others. By the time the Warnes left in 1942, the well still leaked gas but with little pressure. It was not till 11th January 1780 that the news of his death reached London, to be recorded in the quaint language of the day by the London Gazette. "It is with the utmost concern," runs the announcement, "that we inform the Public, that the celebrated Circumnavigator, Captain Cook, was killed by the inhabitants of a new-discover'd island in the South Seas.
DATE CHART 1415 Portuguese capture of 1513 Balboa's discovery Ceuta. of the Pacific. 1419 - 60 Henry the Navigator at 1518 - 21 Cortec's conq- at Sagres. uest of the Aztecs. 1420 Portuguese discovery of 1519 Magellan reached Madeira. the Pacific. 1431 Portuguese discovery of 1531 - 33 Pizarro's conq- Azores. uest of the Incas. 1441 Portuguese discovery of the 1535 Cartier sailed up Cape Verde Islands. This is noteworthy, because water and organic chemicals are ingredients for life. During the 1600s, the English set their sights on new lands and territories.
European invasions of the Americas began shortly after Columbus's discovery of the "New World" in 1492. Who would have thought so many people cared about Pluto? Robert Hughes Welder, a cattleman and wildlife conservationist, provided in his will for the establishment of the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation and Refuge. Their goal is to help you better understand the history of oil and gas exploration and the role oil and gas plays in today's world.