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”.
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
They sold this vessel to Russia in 1904, for use in Russo-Japanese war. German Imperial Navy's first U-boat design 'U1' was commissioned in 1906. In 1914, at the start of the war the super powers of Europe had a significant number of submarines with their Navies: Great Britain (77), Russia (58), France (62), Germany (48), and Ottoman Empire (7). All of them lost a number of submarines during the First World
One reason why I think we should not celebrate Columbus day to the extent of a federal holiday is because of the thinking that Columbus was the one who discovered North America. In the article “Leif Erikson” , Leif Eriksson, who was the son of Erik the Red, is said to be the first European to set foot in North America. There are stories about how he truly discovered North America but one story says that he sailed off course on his way back to Greenland and ended up below Greenland in North america. Another story is he heard about the fertile land of North America by an icelandic man who had sailed past it years before so Leif thought it would be a good place to land his ship. This idea of Christopher Columbus truly
CHAPTER THREE RESISTING NARATIVES: CULTURAL RESILIENCE IN SILKO’S CEREMONY AND BRUCHAC’S CODE TALKER The Native Americans, the first inhabitants of the Americas, migrated from Siberia by crossing the Beringia, a land bridge which connected Siberia to present day Alaska over 30,000 years ago. Their migration stopped about 11,000 years ago with the submergence of the land bridge by the rising ocean floor. These early inhabitants, named Paleoamericans, settled in the new land they reached and soon branched out into many hundreds of culturally distinct nations and kindreds. The first settlers of the Americas occupied three great regions in North America- the Southwest, Great Plains and the Eastern Woodlands. They were nomadic and at first survived
The Consequences of Victor Frankenstein 's Ambition in Frankenstein Novel by Mary Shelley in Reader Response Criticism Nevita Rizki Ariyani 30801500218 Nevita1510@gmail.com Frankenstein novel is one of the great masterpiece by Mary Shelley that written very well in its time. The novel gives many different perspective of the character throughout the story that makes it the difficult one. In the beginning of the story it’s describe about Robert Walton that has an expedition to the North Pole and send letters to his sister, Margaret in England. Walton tells her that he met someone, named Victor Frankenstein. He explains what happened during Victor’s entire life until he marooned in fragment of ice.
Has one ever wondered why courage is so important? Courage allows for the ability of a person to have power to face difficulty. In the book, named Uncertain Soldier, the theme of courage is of significance. The novel takes place in 1943-1944 near the end of WWII. seventeen-year-old, Erich, a German sailor who was in Hitler's navy ended up in Canada when his boat sank and was captured by the Canadians.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Story: The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls/The Cross of Snow Members: Ryan Shaffer, Derek Erhahon, Xavier Brown 1. Writer's Background: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on February 27th 1807 in a three story federal style house in Portland Maine. Spending most of his life in his birth house with his seven siblings Stephen, Elizabeth, Anne, Alex, Mary, Ellen, and Sam. Henry was known for having a great imagination and having the thrill to learn. Not all was well after the War of 1812 broke lose and destroyed Portland's economy.
It mainly takes place in Europe, and pans over to places such as Ingolstadt, Saint Pertersburg, Geneva, and the like. In the beginning and the end of story, it takes place in the arctic. IV. Plot The story follows Robert Walton, captain of a ship bound for the North Pole, as he writes several letters to his sister. These letters detail Robert Walton meeting Victor Frankenstein as he details his story.
Beowulf Poem and Movie Comparison Beowulf an epic poem set in scandinavia and one of the longest epic poems written in Old English. This poem has been a high achievement of Old English poetry and has been written in different verses and incorporated into a movie. They base on the hero Beowulf a man who has the strength of 30 men, a hero of the geats who travels overseas to aid Hrothgar king of the Danes. The danes are under attack of a monster named grendel. After defeating grendel, beowulf encountered other obstacles through the story.
John Gorrie also was the father of the air-condition. John Gorrie went into testing of a refrigeration unit. John Gorrie gave up his medical practice to move into the new business adventure of keeping items cool and making an ice machine. There was a junior high school named after him that was built in 1923. With John Gorrie’s early pioneer of ice making people were able to keep food cold especially in Florida with it being so hot people took to his idea with
Lyliana Arellano Mr. Whyte ERWC, P.6 10 April 2017 Research Paper I am to apply Joseph Campbell’s 17 Stages of the Hero’s Journey to Albert Camus’s The Stranger, George Orwell’s 1989,and Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild. Albert Camus’s The stranger contains a strong fullness of Camus’s philosophical notion of absurdity. George Orwell’s 1984 is a political novel written with the purpose of warning readers in the West of the dangers of totalitarian government. Into the Wild tells the true story of the journey of 24-year-old Christopher McCandless into Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve. American nonfiction writer Jon Krakauer meticulously reconstructs every stage of McCandless’s journey and relates other, shorter trips McCandless made before determining that he would spend the rest of his life in the wild.
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.
In the article The Truth About Ice Age, published by Scholastic Inc. Magazine, Patricia Janes tells us readers the reason for the making of the movie Ice Age. About 20,000 years ago, during one of North America’s so called ice ages took place when much of North America was covered in ice. After our last ice age, at least 11,500 years ago, scientists have found the fossil remains of animals that had adapted and thrived in such cold temperatures. Some of the animal remains found were of woolly mammoths, giant sloths, and even the saber-toothed tiger. These animals were not only inspiration for the children’s movie Ice Age, but the main characters; Sid the Sloth, Manfred the woolly mammoth, and Diego the saber-toothed tiger.
It is very cold around that area. Now, these are the differences between the Arctic and the Yukon people. The Arctic lived in igloos that they made. Arctics spoke a language called Algonquian. The Arctic lived and settled by the Subarctic people.They were more interested in carving more than