John Cabot was 11 years old of age when he learned sailing and navigation from Italian seamen and merchants. In 1471, Cabot was got accepted by the a religious confraternity of St. John the Evangelist. Family and Early Life In 1474, John Cabot married a young woman nameds Mattea. The couple had three sons: Ludovico, Sancto and Sebastiano.
Gertrude Stein had an impact on many of the writers in her lifetime. To begin with, Gertrude was born on “February 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania”(“Gertrude Stein” 1). Her family was very wealthy, and a few months after she was born her parents moved her and her two older brothers to Europe. When they got home from Europe they settled in Oakland California, where stone grew up.
Mrs. Arnold, Poe's grandmother, showed up on the stage on February 28, 1791 and left the stage in England on June 13, 1795. David Poe grew up in Baltimore after his birth on July 18, 1784, and he grew up being expected to go into law. He went into acting instead and made his first professional acting job a success
He is said to look tall, and skinny with red hair which turned white. He learned about navigating, and how to sail the sea by traveling the Mediterranean as a young boy. He did have 4 siblings, two were left behind in Italy, and the other two were his brothers Diego and Bartholomew. Christopher Columbus married a woman named Felipa Moniz Perestrelo. She gave birth to a son named Diego, but she died a few years after the birth of their son.
His father was a wool weaver and Columbus helped him at the wool workshop until the age of 14. At this time he left his father 's workshop to apprentice himself to be a merchant on a trading ship. Although his father was not rich, he put Columbus through the University of Pavia to study geography, navigation, and astronomy. As Columbus grew older he sought larger ventures with more to gain from them. Columbus attempted to gain funding for his voyage to Asia, which he intended to make by circumnavigating the world to create a different route for trade.
As Lorenzo got older he went on missions. Piero father sent him on these missions that were very diplomatic and important, including trips to Rome to meet the pope and other religious and political figures. Lorenzo was the type of person who groomed for power. He got a leading role in 1469 when his father died. He was crowned king and he was just twenty years old.
I. Forged twice, first in 500 BC and again in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the Silk Road has enriched culture for 2500 years. Exploration of the Taklimakan desert's edges was first spurred by the Han Dynasty's desperation to defend itself from the Xiongnu. Thousands of years later, European empires saw the trade potential Chinese leaders had seen previously. Archeologists made the perilous journeys of Silk Road traders and began to uncover ancient manuscripts, all the while keeping their own record that very closely paralleled those which they discovered. Sir Aurel Stein, a foremost archeologist in the area, saw the Silk Road as a "… special meeting ground of Chinese civilization, introduced by trade and political penetration,
Who is Marc Chagall? Chagall is a Belarusian painter, who was born in on July 7, 1887 in present day Belarus and developed an interest in art early on in his life. In 1907 he left Russia for Paris and stayed there until 1914 when he returned to Vitebsk for a visit and then was trapped in Russia during the outbreak of WWI. Chagall returned to France in 1923 until he was forced to leave because of the Nazis invading France during WWII. He went on to visit America for many year then he decided to head back to France in 1948.
Columbus returned home, whom is a hero from his first voyage, bringing back native Indians, mastic plants, aloe, lots of news and a sample of gold from his discoveries (Reyment n.p). Columbus had little difficulty in convincing his benefactors in Spain, King Ferdinand II, and Queen Isabella I, as it only took him about seven months to mount a second voyage. Back in the 1500’s, this was considered a huge undertaking. Seventeen ships were used for the voyage along with 1,500 colonists, livestock (horses, sheep, and cattle), seeds, tools for farming, as well as weapons for waging war were all embarked on the vessels (Hunter, n.p). All this was done quickly as the ships got under way on October 13, 1493, seven months after his return from the first
Throughout his year here from 1494-1495 he went to Venice to study more of Italy 's “advanced artistic worlds.” There he made a lot of watercoloring landscape pictures. This first trip to Italy changed and influenced his art so much, in his drawings, painting and many of his woodcuts like The Four Witches (1497), The Sea Monster (1498), Adam and Eve (1504), and The Large Horse (1505). Durer 's second journey to Italy that was 10 years later after he had opened his own workshop in 1495, where he made many of his woodcut and In 1509 he had a house which stands today as a museum. He had made some of his best work in Nuremberg like his famous Series of Sixteen Great Designs for the Apocalypse (1498).
Born in 1451 in the Republic of Genoa, Italy, Christopher Columbus participated in many voyages from his teenage years on. His big plan was one of discovery, and after being rejected
Boarding a French clipper ship, the Bretz family was about ready to undertake a huge and stormy adventure. (Emmert 419) Eventually, over the span of 75 days, the family arrived in New York City (Weber and Sonderman 2). The family’s stay in the Big Apple did not last very long, as they decided moved to Pittsburgh. The Bretz’s next excursion consisted of riding on a flatboat down the Ohio River until they finally reached the town of Troy, Indiana.
The master of the ship was Captain John Mansell from Stanmore N.S.W. Australia. Undoubtedly, Wilfred and John met and knew each other quite well for Wilfred ended up marrying John 's daughter, 16 year old Frances Elizabeth, in the spring of 1881 in Stanmore, Australia, right after he had completed his Pacific adventure. Their first child, Wilfred Mansell (b January 1882) was also born in Stanmore which is near Sydney, Australia. The couple went on to have an additional 3 children and all would vacation at Blackstone Lake. In 1905 there were 50 summer resorts on Lake Rosseau.
I’ve learned that Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in Republic of Genoa, Italy. Christopher became an explorer and navigator so therefore his home was on sea. Christopher went to Portugal and got involved in the map making business with his brother, which helped him become a very rich man. When he landed in the “New World”, it began the conquest of the America’s by Western Europe on Oct 12, 1492. Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina.
Ulysses S. Grant was a man of true courage although he faced alcohol addiction and business failure, he skillfully led the North to victory and helped give African Americans several rights and freedoms. Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio to Jesse Grant, a tanner, and Hannah Grant, a homemaker (Broadwater 4). At seventeen, Grant was accepted into West Point, the college of choice of his father. Grant went to West Point, New York and soon began his residency. He graduated in four years, in the bottom half of his class (Worldbook Online).