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    In the late 1400’s and all the way to the mid 1700’s, the way we look at our planet changed drastically. Ferdinand Magellan set out on September 20, 1519 to find the Spice Islands for Spain. Magellan discovered the Strait of Magellan at the southern tip of Argentina. He crossed through the Strait and found an ocean which he named the Pacific Ocean. Though he died on an island, Magellan is credited as being the first man to circumnavigate the world. Ferdinand Magellan and his expedition to find the Spice Islands changed the world of exploration and changed our understanding of the Earth forever. Magellan was born in the year 1480 but his exact birthday is unknown. He was born into small noble family in northern Portugal. When he and…

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    decided he will return to Portugal and not continue on this voyage he has set out for. Later on, King Manuel sent Vasco de Gama, an explorer from portugal, on a voyage around the cape of good hope. Romeo (and Juliet)- I decided to choose Romeo from Romeo and Juliet because I thought it would be a good match. In the movie Romeo commits suicide because he thinks Juliet doesn’t like him, when, in reality, she does. Because this happened, I think he would be a great fit. Similar to Bartolomeu, he…

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    The name of my explorer is Giovanni Da Verrazano. Giovani Da Verrazano was born on 1485, later on he died on 1582, which made him approximately 43 years old. A particular accomplishment Verrazano is famous for is that he reserved the Atlantic Coast of North America in the middle of the Carolinas and Newfoundland, as well as the New York harbor. The country that sponsored Verrazano is France.The particular person who commissioned their voyage was King Francis I. Giovanni Da Verrazano made…

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    a. One of the biggest sources of anger with the Marcos administration was the perception of widespread corruption and fraud which plagued the governmental process. Aquino and her revolution made campaign promises to “clean up the corruption and cronyism for which Ferdinand Marcos’ was famous” (Niu 93) though once she herself had won office, the revolutionary vigor and fervor of her campaign somewhat reversed themselves. In addition to the above policy positions which she made which notably did…

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    Conquistadors were explorers of the Spanish Empire. From the 15th century to the 18th century conquistadors traveled across Europe to the Americas, Asia and much of Africa. They colonized much of the world for Europe in the 16th - 18th centuries. After Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas in 1492 and the first circumnavigation of the world by Juan Sebastian Elcano and Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, expeditions led by conquistadors in the 16th century established trading routes linking…

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    pressured into looking or being something society tells you to be ? Well Ferdinand sure has, throughout his entire life this bull was told to be stronger, to be bolder yet he stayed strong in what he wanted to be. He was the odd ball out, out of all of his siblings, he refused to do bull-like things for he didn’t feel like himself. Throughout the story “Ferdinand the Bull” the author conveys the theme of conformity through the character of Ferdinand. In the beginning of the story we are…

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    Ferdinand Magellan, who was known for being the first European to circumnavigate the earth, heavily impacted how Europeans viewed the world. With the findings of Magellan and his crew, people began to realize that the world was much bigger than they had originally thought, and the world was round. In 1480, Rui de Magalhães and Alda de Mesquita gave birth to Magellan in Portugal. When he was younger, Magellan learned many important skills, such as hunting, fighting, and reading the stars, in…

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    until the 1800s, when the first Filipino revolt against colonial occupation took place. On the cusp of the 20th century, the Philippines claimed independence from the Spanish, but was later annexed by the United States the following year, due to a war agreement with Spain. While the Philippines was under U.S occupation, the Japanese attacked and took over large parts of the country during World War 2 and eventually repelled the U.S military forces, claiming ownership over the country until 1945…

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    The Rwandan Genocide was an example of extrajudicial killing on a mass scale. Violence has long been used as a solution to problems within the Philippines, going back to colonial times. After Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law, the killings in the Philippines increased. With the country descending into lawless chaos, both the rebels and government forces resorted to barbaric tactics, with the NPA “known to have used death squads known as ‘Sparrow Units’ in the mid-80s to purge its ranks of…

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    Corazon Aquino was open to growth in the various ways as she worked to find solutions to the conflicts in the Philippines. Through her understanding that influence sometimes depends upon being the one in charge and at other times working effectively within a group, she demonstrated an ability to influence others in a way that promoted justice. Aquino used nonviolence to stand up against injustices and made many new reforms according to the needs of the people. Unlike the Philippine’s president…

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