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Title Explorers of the New World / Jake Mattox, book editor.
Pub Info San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2004.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Dennis Memorial-Juvenile  J 970.01 EXP     AVAILABLE
Descript 238 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series History firsthand
History firsthand.
Note Accelerated Reader UG 9.1 13 13 81459
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-230) and index.
Contents In Search of a water route to Asia: Sailing an unknown ocean with an anxious crew / Christopher Columbus -- Across the North Atlantic / Various correspondents in England -- Finding the straits of Magellan / Antonio Pigafetta -- World unknown to the ancients / Giovanni da Verrazzano -- At the mercy of the winds / Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo -- Encountering the Natives: Slaves, spices, and gold / Christopher Columbus -- "Willing" Christian converts / Pedro Vaz de Cominha -- "Golden age" in the new world? / Amerigo Vespucci -- In defense of the Natives / Bartolome de Las Casas -- Conquest: Power struggles in the new world / Vasco Nunez de Balboa -- Civilization deemed worthy of conquest / Hernan Cortes -- Looting the Incan empire / Francisco de Xeres -- "Blinded and dazed" by greed / Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes -- Inland journeys: Wondrous cities of the Aztecs / Bernal Diaz del Castillo -- Traveling with the indians / Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca -- Negotiating on the St. Lawrence / Jacques Cartier -- River of the Amazons / Gaspar de Carvajal -- Seventeenth-century expansion: Exploring the Spanish Southwest / Juan de Onate -- Making Native allies and enemies / Samuel de Champlain -- Navigating the "Great river of the West" / Jacques Marquette.
Subject Explorers -- America -- History -- Sources.
Explorers -- Europe -- History -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Sources.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Sources.
Add Author Mattox, Jake.
ISBN 0737721707
9780737721706
0737721715
9780737721713
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