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    Explorer and navigator Samuel de Champlain was born on August 13th, in 1574 in Brouage, France. Champlains had a mariners backgroud as thats what his family was, just before he turned 20 he began exploring North America in 1603 when he was invited on an expidition of François Gravé Du Pont, who was his uncle. Champlain also once he returened back to France wrote a book of this trek, it was the first completed story with full descriptions of the St Lawrence since Jacques Cartier's went and explored it himself. Champlain from the years 1604 to 1607 went on and explored the settlement North of Florida, Port Royal, Acadia in 1605 as well as the Eastern settlement that would become Saint John, New Brunswick in 1604. He is the founder…

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    shortage and Charles was needed.) Champlain, A Few Wars and The Road To Farnham Milo Charles ' birth represented the ninth generation of Guillets† in the New World. The propagation of Guillets throughout Quebec, since the early 17th century, closely reflects Quebec Habitant demographic history. After Samuel de Champlain established Quebec City in 1608, he set up a fur trading system along the St. Lawrence Valley partnering with the Algonquin and Huron native tribes, both long time mortal…

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    of finding a direct trade route to the west between Europe to Asia. Instead, he happened to “accidentally stumble upon the Americas”, and received ceremonial praise for his accidental discovery. Out of the Spanish, French, and English explorers after Columbus, I strongly feel that Samuel de Champlain was not only the most efficient and effective explorer, but the most important explorer as well. Champlain’s work, now referred to as “The Father as New France”, lead to numerous achievements for…

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    segregation, De Jure and De Facto segregation. De Jure segregation was segregation that is forced by law and can be easily fixed, De Facto segregation was segregation enforced by the public and society, not necessarily by law. Since De Jure segregation is a law, it is required and hard to get around for example, Plessy v. Ferguson, and the Jim Crow Laws. De Facto segregation makes the struggle for racial equality extremely hard because it will require changing people’s beliefs and views and…

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    middle decade two more young males accused Gacy of rape and he would be questioned by the police about the disappearances of others. Later discoveries would uncover that Gacy committed his first known murder in 1972 taking the life of Timothy McCoy after luring the teen to his home. December 11th, 1978 15 year old Robert Piest went missing last seen at his work as he headed out to meet Gacy for a potential job.He lured his victims with promises of works and when he got the to his home he would…

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    Once we all piled in the van, we had to stop at McDonald’s for food. When we got done eating, we started on our way to Des Moines. About half way there, some of us girl started to get a little tired. Some fell asleep in their seats, and some fell asleep on the floor of the van. I was one of those girls. When we got to Des Moines, we had to go check into our hotel. We had to share the whole hotel with West Lyon. When morning arrived, we all headed down to the lobby for some breakfast. Once we…

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    De Beers focuses on building brand Nothing is forever in business, not even diamonds. Ask De Beers, which runs the world 's diamond cartel. The London-based company, actually De Beers/Centernary, has developed and inflated the connection between diamonds and romance -- a link that goes back only to the 19th century. Its highly effective advertising slogan, "Diamonds are forever," was established in 1948 and is still going strong. "De Beers ' operating strategy has been pure and simple," says…

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