Between the Confederate Generals there was a lot of confusion, as Huger received conflicting orders, and then spent most of the day marching back and forth, while Magruder was unsure whether or not the Union army would attack. Despite the initial confusion, Magruder eventually made an attack on the Union rear guard at Savage’s Station, where McClellan had planned to locate as a base. One of the Union generals left behind another in order to retreat, even though their combined forces would have been enough to resist Magruder’s assault. The Confederates succeeded in this battle, while McClellan and his men continued their retreat to James River, followed by the Union rear
He accomplished all three of his goals and eventually would be known as a hero to many. He spread Christianity, found a vast amount of treasures, and claimed land for Spain. Although Spain did not keep this land, his goals were still reached. He got his 10% of the treasures, and ultimately received the title as a profound
Ferdinand Magellan said “The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church.” Did you know that Ferdinand Magellan discovered a passage from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean that is today called the Strait of Magellan after almost 3 year he was able to know that he was right that the earth was not flat and In was in fact round. Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal, in the city of Porto in 1480. His parents were Portuguese nobility and after their deaths. Ferdinand became a assistant for the queen when he was 10. He learned at Queen Leonora's School of Pages in Lisbon and spent his days reading books on astronomy and navigation subjects
To many people it is a strong belief the Lewis and Clark expedition was a threat against the american indians and wildlife and caused the start of their removal, but I believe that what happened to the american indians had to happen in order to expand our country. The Lewis and Clark expedition explored the Louisiana purchase bought from the French in 1803 after the French failed their dream of a new empire. Current president Thomas Jefferson was asked by the French to buy a considerable amount of land for a very cheap price when the french had entered a rough patch of financial issues. The land was bought by Thomas Jefferson who had no idea what or really even who was living there besides the american indians. Thomas Jefferson decided to send explorers
In the year 1519, Spain set sail to be the first ones to circumnavigate the globe. Under the leadership of Ferdinand de Magellan, they were able to accomplish this monumental task by the year 1522, even though Magellan died before they journey was complete. In the article titled “Ferdinand Magellan 's Voyage Round the World, 1519-1522”, we are able to recall the accounts transcribed from the paper-book of a Genoese pilot who wrote detailed accounts about the events that transpired throughout the journey. Around 55 years after Spain’s voyage, the English set out to circumnavigate the globe under the leadership of Sir Francis Drake in the year of 1577. An article titled “Sir Francis Drake 's Famous Voyage Round The World, 1580” was written by Francis Pretty, who was one of Drake 's Gentlemen at arms.
Of course Columbus participated in several other expeditions. Many of them were to Africa where he was learning about the Atlantic currents. Columbus then created a plan to sail west to reach the east. Because Columbus’ three-ship voyage of discovery was rejected by the Portuguese king, Columbus took his plan first to Genoa and then to Venice, but was rejected there too. Christopher Columbus was a legacy.
Ever since Columbus discovered the New World the course of history changed. This was the beginning of the development of The United States of America. Christopher Columbus’s left a Legacy and was leader because of his achievements, his discovery of the Americas, and the characteristics and skills of Columbus. Indeed,one things that makes Columbus a leader and legacy are his achievements. Christopher Columbus had, “to draw up a nautical
Columbus took native slaves of his own when he sailed west to continue his search for gold and treasures. During Columbus’s third trek he returned to the settlement in Hispaniola to find that the colonist had revolted against the atrocity of the leaders, and Spanish authorities to send a new governor to take over. Columbus
Portugal played a big role in European exploration. Some of the best explorers came from Portugal. Such as Vasco de Gama, Prince Henry, Ferdinand Magellan, and Bartolomeu Dias. These explorers traveled around the world and brought new ways of life and teaching back to Portugal. Most of the explorers of Portugal used a sailboat called the caravel.