Resultados para: livro first explorer
While he is now primarily associated with the quest for the legendary Fountain of Youth, Ponce de León was not merely involved in this fruitless search. A powerful figure in the Caribbean, he became the first governor of Puerto Rico. He led the first...
Pedro Álvares Cabral sailed around the world for Portugal in the early sixteenth century. His efforts led to a treaty opening the spice trade with India, but also years of war between his men and the kingdom of Calicut. Along the way he also...
Before Lewis and Clark, Huck Finn, or Ishmael, there was John Ledyard, the first and greatest American traveler. A veteran of Captain Cook's final voyage, Ledyard walked across nearly all of Russia and suggested to his friend Thomas Jefferson that...