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.
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.
His father drinks until he is abusive towards Cole and his mother drank until she did not care. Cole has been in trouble with the law most of his life. This book begins with Cole on a boat heading to Southeast Alaska, he is wearing steel handcuffs. The handcuffs are digging into his wrist. He is going to Alaska because he robbed a hardware store and beat a boy named Peter Driscal so badly he could have died.
Born on July 6th, 1747, John Paul’s father was a gardener and grew up in the slums of southwest Scotland. John Paul at 12 years old was sailing the seas as an apprentice. Apprenticing under a merchant whose name was John Younger, John Paul was a cabin boy and sailed all over under Younger. Sailing across the Atlantic, John Paul made it to Fredericksburg, Virginia to visit his older brother, William. In 1766, Younger’s merchant business had gone under and failed.
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.
John Paul Jones was born on July 6, 1747 to his parents, John Paul, Sr., and Jean McDuff in Kirkcudbrightshire, a county town of Scotland. At a young age of 13, Jones started sailing on sea as a cabins boy. He waited the officers and passengers of a ship and ran errands for the captain. Once John Paul was 21, he became a captain
When we got back to Jamestown we found blood flowing down the streets. The natives had attacked our colony and killed 347 of our men . This started a series of attacks between us and them that lasted for the next 20 years. Finally in 1646 the fighting ceased when we captured Opechancanough and executed him . Because the native’s population numbers had dwindled due to diseases and war, they didn’t retaliate.
Shackleton and his crew were doing a expedition when they suddenly got stuck in the ice, they tried for hours to get out by smashing the ice with pixake’s. The ice got tighter and tighter until it finally broke through the boat and crushing it, to where it was no longer of use. The men traveled through sea and land, they even got caught in a hurricane. Nobody from his crew died during this horrifying moment. They came across a island called elephant, they set up camp and shackleton took some men to go find help, the rest of the men were stranded until he returned.
Battling Scylla, “... making her strike, whisking six of my best men from the ship” (585 Homer). More and more men die on the way to the point that Odysseus will be all alone. Continuing to travel back to Ithaca, Odysseus’ then loses his shpi later on which brings us back to the introduction of the Odyssey. Lastly, once he returns to Ithaca after a 20 year absence as a beggar, he wants to get his life back.
A second attempt at colonization was made three years later. Led by Captain John White, a group of 117 men, women, and children from England arrived in 1587 to establish a new colony on Roanoke Island. Finding the abandoned settlement from the previous expedition in ruins, they
Listen my grandchildren, to the story of my past, the good and the bad, how your grandfather and I met, and the cruelty of the world around us. It was the date November 9, 1938. I was playing at my best friend, Rebecca’s house. Her house was a part of her father’s shop, which sold everything from shoes, to toys, to makeup, to clothes, anything you could ever imagine.
Exploring Henry Hudson Henry Hudson was an English born baby, he had been believed to have been born approximately in the year of c. 1565, on the 12th of September. He was the child of Henry Hudson II, and Katherine Hudson. He was born in Tamworth, Staffordshire England, The United Kingdom. Unfortunately there is only little known about his early life as a child. Yet in his later years during his 20’s he became a skilled sailor, and he had a talent for navigation.
In May 1577, a man named, John White” sailed on the ship Aid, as part of an expedition to America. The trip was commanded by Martin Frobisher. The reason for the trip was so that he could find precious metals, and a northwest passage to Asia. White sailed to Greenland and Baffin Island trying to find a new passageway. After many months he realized there wasn’t a northwest passage, nor were there any precious metals to be found.
There is no known documentation of his birth, though when he received ownership of his first ship, Judith, he was 22 and this was in the year 1566 (Campbell 141). Robert Drake, his father, raised Francis and his 12 siblings in Tavistock, Devonshire to be strong Protestants ("Francis Drake, Sir." Encyclopedia). Being the oldest of 13 Francis