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Later Explorers

Later explorers included Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed around the globe, Amerigo Vespucci, whom the Americas were named for, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier …

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Early Explorers

During the Renaissance time period, explorers began to venture further from home. Early explorers included Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Vasco …

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The Black Death

In the late 1340’s, the Black Death spread like wild fire throughout Europe. It was a result of a virus carried by …

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The Roman Empire

While the republic of Rome began in the 8th century BC, it reached its zenith nearly one thousand years later in the …

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The Punic Wars

As the Republic of Rome continued to expand in territory and might, the kingdom of Carthage began to get nervous. Unwilling for …

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Ancient Africa

Many ancient civilizations sprang out of Africa, shaping western culture as we know it today, including several Bantu people groups and tribes …