World War II (DK Eyewitness Books) by Simon Adams

By Simon Adams

International conflict II (DK Eyewitness Books) ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ, ИСТОРИЯ Автор:Simon Adams Название:World battle II (DK Eyewitness Books)Издательство:Dorling Kindersley Publishers LtdГод:2000Формат:PDFРазмер:37,7 MbДля сайта: www.mirknig.comA global divided! through the early a long time of the 20 th century, the area was once divided into 3 major political and beliefs camps. the 1st consisted of democratic countries, the place humans elected their very own executive. Such international locations incorporated Britain, France, the low international locations (Netherlands and Belgium), Sweden, Czechoslovakia and the United Sates. the second one – fascist Italy and Spain, Nazi Germany, nationalist Japan and the one-party states of jap Europe – have been governed by means of strong dictators. the ultimate camp had just one member – the Soviet Union. Conflicts among the 3 ideologies bearing on territory and financial wealth ended in the area warfare that broke out in 1939. fifty one

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Lewis led his party north up the Clark’s Fork River to reach Great Falls, and Clark led the rest of the men in exploring the Yellowstone River to the south. Lewis’s trip took much less time than expected, so before meeting up with Clark he decided to investigate the plains country to the north and west. But in doing so, he met a band of Blackfoot, the most powerful and warlike tribe in the Northwest. The Blackfoot tried to steal some of the party’s guns and horses at dawn. Lewis’s party killed one warrior and wounded another.

Barbé-Marbois, François de (1745-1837) - French Minister of Finance under Napoleon. S. diplomat who helped negotiate the Louisiana Purchase. Monroe, James (1758-1831) - Fifth president of the United States (1817-1825); with Robert Livingston, negotiated the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Charbonneau, Toussaint (1767-1843) - French-Indian husband of Sacagawea, the Corps of Discovery’s Shoshone guide and interpreter. Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821) - French Army officer who seized power after the French Revolution and in 1804 named himself emperor.

Sacagawea burst into tears when she saw that her brother, Chief Cameahwait, was leading the band. The Shoshone supplied the Corps with horses and guided them for some miles. Lewis and Clark reached Decision Point, the joining place of the Missouri and Marias rivers, before coming to Great Falls. 36 Three weeks later, the explorers found themselves in trouble. Lost and without game, they had to kill and eat some of their horses. But finally they reached the Clearwater River near present-day Orofino, Idaho.

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