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The Voyage of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer, born in Genoa, in northwestern Italy. Sponsored by the King and Queen of …

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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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12th Century Europe

The 12th century in Europe was known as the High Middle Ages. Western Europe was undergoing social, political and economic transformations as …

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Norman Conquest

The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers, …

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African Kingdoms

During the medieval period, many kingdoms rose and fell on the African continent. While the Islamic Empire reigned supreme on the northern …

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Viking Expansion

The Vikings were a seafaring people who raided, traded, explored and settled as far east as Constantinople and the Volga River in …