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1,088 wordsThe R. M. S. Titanic was called the ship of dreams, and some called her the unsinkable ship. It was the largest steam engine ever built in the world. She was the most beautiful and biggest ship ever to set sail to the sea. In the summer of 1907, Lord Pierre, Harland & Wolf, J. Blue Islam, and White Star Line planned to build three giant ships (Olympic, Titanic, and Britannic). They were to be designed as the most luxurious ships in the world, and to be built with the finest woods and furnishings...
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Queen Elizabeth Francis Drake
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853 wordsCaptain James Cook~ World's Greatest Explorer Captain James Cook, an English Navigator and explorer, discovered Austria and the Hawaiian Islands on three famous voyages through the south pacific. Cook became an explorer because of his love of adventure and curiosity about distant lands and their people. Cook was born in Yorkshire, England in the year 1728. Then in the year 1755, Cook joined the British Navy. As a member of the Navy, he became an expert surveyor and astronomer. He was privileged ...
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1 And 2 Thomas Nelson
1,483 words... em that they were to be told about the Gospel first, but since they rejected it when they were then he would now tell the Gentiles. Paul and Barnabas were shortly run out of the city by the Jews. The next stop was east Iconium. Then they went south to Lystra. This was one of the first widely known healing for Paul. In Lystra Paul healed a crippled man who had no use of his since birth. The people there began to worship Paul and Barnabas saying the gods are here with us. They named Barnabas "...
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1,871 wordsIn 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Thats the one date everyone remembers, the date in virtually every school childs history textbook. But, they leave out pretty much everything about Columbus and his exploration of the New World. Its the part many people have yet to learn about. For years, Columbus has been presented to us as a hero. In 1934, President Roosevelt even gave Columbus his own holiday. To this day, we celebrate his discovery of America. What is found in history textbooks now, ha...
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4,154 wordsThe Battle of the Spanish Armada The great naval battle between Spain and England in 1588 - one of the most important battles in the history of the world- is known as the Battle of the Invincible Armada. But in a sense, this is a misnomer. An invincible armada is one that cannot be defeated, yet the mighty fleet of warships that Spain sent to invade England, was defeated so badly that Spain could never again rule the oceans. How was it possible that this armada, which had awed all of Europe with...
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Santo Domingo Christopher Columbus
838 wordsChristopher Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator who sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search for the all-water route to Asia, but instead achieved fame for making landfall in the Caribbean Sea. Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy. His father was a weaver, and it is believed that Columbus entered this trade as a young man. In the mid- 1470 s he made his first trading voyage to the island of Kids, in the Aegean Sea. Settling in Lisbon, where...
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511 wordsColumbus, Christopher (1451 - 1506), Italian-Spanish navigator, who sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a route to Asia but landed on islands in the Caribbean Sea. Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy. In the mid- 1470 s he made his first trading voyage in the Aegean Sea. Believing that the earth was smaller than was previously thought and that it was composed mostly of land, Columbus eventually decided that Asia could be reached quickly by sailing west. His request to the king of Po...
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2,576 wordsHerman Melville: A Biography And Analysis Throughout American history, very few authors have earned the right to be called? great. ? Herman Melville is one of these few. His novels and poems have been enjoyed world wide for over a century, and he has earned his reputation as one of the finest American writers of all time. A man of towering talent, with intellectual and artistic brilliance, and a mind of deep insight into human motives and behavior, it is certainly a disgrace that his true greatn...
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777 wordsGiovanni Caboto, or John Cabot as he is known in English, was born most likely around 1451 in Genoa, Italy. In 1461 he relocated to Venice and eventually became a Venetian citizen on March 28, 1476 after fulfilling the fifteen year residency requirement. As an employee of a mercantile firm, Caboto frequently traveled to the shores of the Mediterranean and Mecca which was a great trading post at the time. As an experienced seamen, Caboto envisioned a great voyage of discovery for himself. In 1484...
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Hundred And Fifty Vel Zquez
1,376 wordsConquering of the Aztec Empire There is no way but up, there is no retreat. We must go forward to Mexico and see if this great Montezuma is as great as he proclaims himself to be (Chapter 2). Cortes told his men this when they were considering mutiny because of suffering from devastating fevers and constant Indian attacks. After Cortes powerful statement the men then cried out, forward, to Mexico, to Mexico (Chapter 2). This was not, by any means Cortes first exploration. He was a very experienc...
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1,095 wordsThe Judgement of Paris According to the legend, the chain of events that led to the Trojan War started at a royal wedding. Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, was marrying a sea nymph named Thetis. Many gods went to the the wedding, but Eris, daughter of Zeus, king of the gods, wasnt invited because she was the goddess of discord and was going to cause trouble. Angry for not being invited, Eris decided to disrupt the wedding banquet. She threw a golden apple marked for the fairest among the guests. T...
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Henry Vii King Henry
491 wordsJohn Cabot, an Italian mariner, was born in Genoa, Italy around the year 1450. He worked as a trader in what is now called the Middle East. He moved to England in 1484 with his three sons, Ludovico, Sebastian, and Santa and gained experience as a seaman. On his commercial journeys, which took him to the shores of Arabia, he heard of the countries rich in spices that lay to the Far East and wanted to find a better route to the Orient. John Cabot set out to get patents from the monarchs of Spain a...
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1,445 wordsThe Tempest is an interesting play written by the famous, William Shakespeare. It is his official and last accomplishment. This play is thought of as one of Shakespeare's " romance" plays. Shakespeare started to write toward the end of his career about magic and fantasy set in far-off lands. These realms that he created are written about in his plays. This particular play is famous for his usage of magic, which is carried through by the Duke of Milan (a state in Italy), who is also kno...
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2,552 wordsIn The Odyssey written by Homer and translated by Richard Lattimore, several themes are made evident, conceived by the nature of the time period, and customs of the Greek people. These molded and shaped the actual flow of events and outcomes of the poem. Beliefs of this characteristic were represented by the sheer reverence towards the gods and the humanities the Greek society exhibited, and are both deeply rooted within the story. In the intricate and well-developed plot of The Odyssey, Homer h...
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3,038 wordsLife of Paul The life of the Apostle Paul is a very long and complex story. Through much research and thought of an approach, I have found the best way to give an account is to actually recount the life that he led. In this paper I will attempt to give a testimony of how I perceived the life of Paul. In my view, his life consists of four parts: his life before the conversion, the actual conversion, his life through the three renowned missionary journeys, and the testimony he gives throughout. Th...
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5,119 wordsMargaret Sanger: Radical Heroine Margaret Sanger founded a movement in this country that would institute such a change in the course of our biological history that it is still debated today. Described by some as a radiant rebel, Sanger pioneered the birth control movement in the United States at a time when Victorian hypocrisy and oppression through moral standards were at their highest. Working her way up from a nurse in New Yorks poor Lower East Side to the head of the Planned Parenthood Feder...
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2,556 wordsOn Melville's Accomplishment Brad Melville A Reflection On Melville's Accomplishment Brad Jones Ms Carman Period 6 American Literature Melville As an author Melville both courted failure and scorned success. (pg. 613, A Companion to Melville Studies). How many famous legends in time have existed to know no fame. How many remarkable artist have lived and died never receiving due credit for there work. Herman Melville is clearly an artist of words. Herman Melville is certainly a prodigy when it co...
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