Giovanni “John” Caboto Giovanni “John” Cabot was a successful, and adventurous Italian explorer/navigator, who is known for making big discoveries. He is known for discovering and claiming land in Canada, and somewhere in North America off the coast of the Labrador Peninsula. John Cabot was raised in Bristol, England and was born into a wealthy family. His family would buy spices and sell them, (at the time spices were really expensive and rare to find). In addition, just like Christopher Columbus he was search for Asia (but actually founded North America), and was also in search for the Northwest Passage.
Rosa Parks lived a long life, for her to say that her life was rebellious instead of the multitude of other options proves that she convicted and sure of what she was doing. Her stating rebellious also comes to the fact that she did the fighting personally, not behind a desk or quietly supporting. Parks also was fighting for equality a long time before the bus incident. Theoharis said, “...been challenging
In 1779 Sir Alexander Mackenzie (Fur trader and explorer) reaches Canada. Mackenzie was one of the first European explorer to cross North America. He had a lot of part in the North West Company with trading. Later in his life Mackenzie would go on to do many things one being his trips to the oceans in 1789 he made it to the Arctic Ocean and in 1793 he made to the Pacific Ocean. Mackenzie also wrote a book called “Voyages from Montreal to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans”.
Telemachus is a character who undergoes constant transformation and development throughout The Odyssey. His expedition was an initiation into the heroic world of his father, and a voyage that managed to endow him with the familiarity and essential virtues needed to become a future monarch. He demonstrated a great change after he came back to Ithaca and this makes him a remarkable character that developed his character in the
Once again, Malala did not want to give up on education. Malala had a huge impact around the world. Everyone was inspired by her story and often held signs up at protests, stating the words, “I am Malala,” showing they also have the strength to stand up for what is right. In a similar manner, Barbara Johns planned a peaceful protest for desegregation in schools. Many white people did not agree with what Barbara wanted.
Due to these achievements, Shackleton was knighted by King Edward VII on his return home. After Shackleton's South Pole expedition he grew an obsession to reach the Antarctic. He made an attempt in 1907. However, he fell short and hard to return due to
It also describes the heroic journeys of the explorers to the north and west and their encounters with the First nations. In 1751 printing press was brought to Halifax and it lead to the development of literature in Canada. The History of Emily Montague (1769) was one of the pioneering work in Canadian literature, it was the first novel written by an
She thought there needed a change and she was done giving in to racial segregation. "I felt just resigned to give what I could to protect against the way I was being treated." (UXL Biographies). Rosa Parks wanted to fix the way she was being treated along with anybody else that was treated that way. She is a strong independent women trying to let everyone know the
had big cultural influences that had an impact on art, technology and trade. They influenced every population they encountered across scandinavia and Europe and also the towns they founded in Iceland and Greenland. The Vikings religion which was centered on the Norse god Odin would make an impact on Russia and England and brought about the end to Celtic Christianity in England. The Vikings were also ahead of their time in Marine technology which enabled them to build extensive trade routes that eventually covered., all of modern Europe, Russia and the Middle
The NHL has seen its share of magical moments since 1917, when the league was founded. It was clear that these moments were going to make history as they were happening, whether we're talking about a team that won the Stanley Cup after several decades or about Wayne Gretzky's pass to Gordie Howe to achieve the most scored goals. Some of these events didn't seem big at their time, but as history sowed us, they were moments that changed the game in important ways. Here is a look at the 5 best moments in NHL history, the ones that remind us why we love hockey. 5.
John Cabot is one of them. He was hired by the king of England to find the Northwest Passage. He also named and explored Newfoundland. Then we have Erik the red he was a viking explorer. Next we have Leif Erickson, he is the son of Erik the Red.
Macdonald often called the father of Confederation, he is the first and second longest serving prime minister in Canada for that many consider him the best leader in Canada. For example said Wilfrid Laurier, said in the House of Commons, June 8, 1891: "It may be said without any exaggeration whatever, that the life of Sir John Macdonald, from the time he entered Parliament, is the history of Canada." Conservative Senator Hugh Segal said “Macdonald 's legacy to the country is the country itself,” Macdonald shaped the modern Canada and wanted to see it united. He foresaw the expansion of Canada “from sea to sea” and during his leadership, aside for the four original province, Manitoba, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island joined Canada. Macdonald dream was creating the National Railway which would also unify the country, and the railway was built through hard work, sweat and blood in ten years.
Mr. Blackshaw had discovered Blackstone Lake and liked it. Just before the WWII he purchased a small peninsula from the Armstrong farm with a good view of the lake. There also was the road passing just 300 m to the north if he could get road allowance permission — and that would grow into an enduring issue to many of the ensuing owners. At the time of purchase Orville was a retail salesman on his way to being an assistant manager in Toronto. He was born in Leith beside Owen Sound, where his great-grandfather, Samuel, had landed from England in 1838.
Even the most pacifistic ladies became involved in the bloody battle in attempt to strive for the peace they loved. Carol Berkin was born on October 1, 1942 in the US. She became interested in history from a young age, stating that is was the “closest thing to time traveling” she
The initial proposal in the 1970s for the construction of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline was remarkable not only because of the scale of the project, but also the controversy that it generated within Canada. As a piece of infrastructure it would have been a landmark development in Canada 's resource extraction industry in the North, but ultimately never left the planning stage. The research, publications, and political discourse concerning it have found new relevance decades later, with a contemporary Mackenzie Gas Project having already recieved regulatory approval, but having yet to break ground (Krugel, 2015). The focus of this paper is an examination of the original project, including details of the planned path, rationale for construction,