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  • Colonization
  • Within this group of 15 images is documentation related to the diverse patterns of colonization and interactions in North America, including Casta paintings, botanical studies, and documentation of plantations and other settlements in the Atlantic world. (artstor.org)
  • Africa
  • According to the 1st-century geographer Diodorus Siculus, Iberians in the Spanish Peninsula and the Phoenicians of North Africa had learned about a huge paradise in the far western Atlantic about 1000 BC. (davidpratt.info)
  • Gunnar Thompson sees this as part of a deliberate strategy to confuse rivals, and also to avoid arousing the anger of the Catholic Church, which recognized only three continents: Europe, Africa, and Asia. (davidpratt.info)
  • Behaim's 1492 map failed to show a continent below the Antilles, yet an account in the Nuremberg Chronicle for 1493 reported that Behaim, accompanied by Jacobus Carnus of Portugal, had crossed the equator to the Antipodes, a Roman term for a southern continent opposite Africa. (davidpratt.info)
  • For instance, Schweinfurth, in speaking of a negress belonging to the Monbuttoos, who inhabit the interior of Africa a few degrees north of the equator, says, "Like all her race, she had a skin several shades lighter than her husband's, being something of the colour of half-roasted coffee. (infidels.org)
  • decades
  • In his three decades as a leader of the American Indian Movement (AIM), founded in Phillips in the late Sixties, he has crisscrossed the continent bellowing demands, negotiating deals and scrapping with just about everyone on the way: cops, judges, tribal governments, reporters, and, of course, the feds. (citypages.com)
  • Superior
  • Their drainage basin of about 295,710 square miles (which includes the areas of the lakes themselves and their connecting waterways) extends approximately 690 miles from north to south and about 860 miles from Lake Superior in the west to Lake Ontario in the east. (britannica.com)
  • world's
  • Nevertheless, American Indians have been among the world's most active and successful native peoples in bringing about political change. (britannica.com)
  • Over the past decade, from British Columbia to New Mexico, the world's most rapid deforestation has been underway in the North American west, with an average of nearly six million acres of forest lost per year - roughly double the three million acres per year rate in Brazil. (blogspot.com)
  • Nations
  • In fact, Arizona owes much of its fame to several serendipitous circumstances: the great Grand Canyon, its spectacular desert and mountain scenery, its climate, and its Indian nations. (google.com)
  • That the Indians were black-ed for their crimes, and that in 420 years after Christ the Gentile nations, who had the light of this gospel among them, were destroyed on account of their sins, and that the last prophet who had the care of this gospel, had those plates made from medals obtained, and the whole deposited where they have now been found. (byu.edu)
  • I flatter myself that the orders with which I was entrusted are fully executed, as we have not left a single settlement or field of corn in the in the country of the Five nations, nor is there the appearance of an Indian on this side of Niagara. (sullivanclinton.com)
  • ancestors
  • He declared that although the Indians were descendants of Adam and Eve, and therefore human, their ancestors were Babylonians who had been expelled from the Old World on account of their sins. (davidpratt.info)
  • climate
  • In the midst of the American 'Manifest Destiny' social climate, the Bering Strait theory provided a 'scientific' means to justify the taking of ancestral Indian lands. (nativecircle.com)
  • It is well known that the climate of Southeastern Brazil is influenced by the South America monsoon system, where during the summer (Dec-Jan-Feb), there is a predominance of intense convective precipitation due to the availability of plentiful heat and moisture over the tropical region [ 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The South American climate varies greatly based on the distance from the equator and the altitude of the area, but the range of temperatures seldom reaches 36 ° F (20 ° C), except in small areas. (encyclopedia.com)
  • racial
  • and those who have absorbed North African or other nonwhite racial elements. (white-history.com)
  • Until Census 2000, the formatting of the racial choice question for Hispanics on the Census form was deeply biased against Hispanics taking any account of their racial backgrounds in Latin America. (abroadia.com)
  • Asia
  • It is also located right next to Asia it is one of the biggest continents in the world where is Europe located? (answers.com)
  • countless
  • In fact, in the older film the prospect of the plague spreading across the country appears to be terrifying not because it threatens the lives of countless Americans, but because it would require a costly and presumably difficult mass-inoculation program. (newrepublic.com)
  • world
  • Indian farmers were the first in the world to domesticate corn (maize), beans, squash, potatoes, tomatoes, and many other food plants that help feed the peoples of the world today. (britannica.com)
  • So extensive were the cumulative effects of these modifications that it may be said that the general consequence of the Indian occupation of the New World was to replace forested land with grassland or savannah, or, where the forest persisted, to open it up and free it from underbrush. (blogspot.com)
  • African
  • Although several African American regiments were raised during the Civil War as part of the Union Army (including the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry and the many United States Colored Troops Regiments), the "Buffalo Soldiers" were established by Congress as the first peacetime all-black regiments in the regular U.S. Army. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Eastern highlands and plateaus are the oldest geological region of South America, and are thought to have bordered on the African continent at one time, before the motion of the earth's crust and continental drift separated the continents. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In later years, the CPR turned a gleaming eye to Southern African Americans and West Indians as an under-explored source of cheap labour. (historycooperative.org)
  • believe
  • You may be surprised to discover that the scientists who support the Bering Strait Myth also want us to believe that many kinds of animals, plants, and even trees crossed over the Bering Strait into this Turtle continent. (nativecircle.com)
  • tolerance
  • The Bellingham riots in Bellingham, Washington on September 5, 1907 epitomized the low tolerance in the U.S. for Indians and Sikhs who were called hindoos by locals. (mashpedia.com)
  • movement
  • He wears an oversized red nylon jacket emblazoned with the logo of the American Indian Movement--a head in profile with two eagle feathers arranged to resemble the peace-sign gesture. (citypages.com)
  • country
  • Twenty-eight percent of Arizona, the 6th largest of the American states, is INDIAN COUNTRY. (google.com)
  • Many of Arizona's most amazing attractions-cultural, geographic, historical and recreational-are in its Indian Country! (google.com)
  • however
  • However, had I any influence in the councils of America, I should not think it an affront to the Divine will, to lay some effectual plan, either to civilize or totally extirpate the race. (sullivanclinton.com)
  • Adam
  • Martha Beck is the author of the New York Times bestselling Expecting Adam, Finding Your Own North Star, and The Joy Diet. (indigo.ca)
  • places
  • After that war, the Micmac became itinerant peddlers, and the British established Indian reserves at traditional Micmac meeting places. (encyclopedia.com)