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Dying For King, Country and Cloves

By Ken Zurski

In 1517, King Charles I of Spain, who had just assumed the throne at the tender age of eighteen, was approached by Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer who came to the young King after being rejected by his own country.  252 more words


View At My Window : Magellan's Landing

View At My Window (Post#32) : Magellan’s Landing

Ferdinand Magellan is not a stranger to me since he is always included in the history subject related to the discovery of my country since Spanish Colonization time, which the same fate happened to Guam not really far from Philippines. 52 more words


Today in history 9/20/2017


Today in history, Themistocles and his Greek fleet win one of history’s first decisive naval victories over Xerxes‘ Persian force off Salamis in 480 BC. 111 more words

Today In History

Explorers Continued: Spanish, English, French and even the Dutch

We will continue to examine the explorers who journeyed into the unknown. Last class we looked at the reasons & factors involved in exploration. We also looked at how the Portuguese were the first nation to begin exploring with the encouragement of Prince Henry the Navigator. 158 more words

Age Of Exploration

ON THIS DAY: September 6, 2017

September 6th is

Coffee Ice Cream Day

Louisa Ann Swain Day *

National Read a Book Day


MORE! Ferdinand Magellan, Jane Addams and Eric Clapton, click 888 more words



Near the end of the South American continent in wind-swept Otway Sound, the charming colony of Magellanic penguins are a delight to behold. 871 more words



Today Pegman walks along the docks of Cebu City, Philippines

Feel free to stroll around the area using the Google street view and grab any picture you choose to include in your post. 230 more words

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