Rachel Carson was an American author, zoologist, and marine biologist. She is credited with writing the book Silent Spring, which some claim launched the global environmental movement.BeginningsRachel Louise Carson was born on May 27, 1907, at a small farm in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania suburb of Springdale.
The Anthem of Independence is one of the official symbols of the Federative Republic of Brazil. His lyrics were composed by Evaristo da Veiga and the music is by Dom Pedro I. According to tradition, the song was composed by the Emperor at 4 pm on the same day of Grito do Ipiranga, September 7, 1822, when he was already back to Sao Paulo from Santos.
Legends and Myths A series of myths and legends are part of northern folklore, including: Boto - a figure who turns into a man at night, who wears white and wears a hat to hide his big snout. This boy seduces the unaccompanied girls, taking them to the bottom of the river and, in some cases, getting them pregnant.
The Crusades The Crusades are called any of the partially Christian military movements from Western Europe whose purpose was to place the Holy Land (the name Christians called Palestine) and the city of Jerusalem under the sovereignty of the Christians These movements extended between the 11th and 13th centuries, when Palestine was under the control of the Muslim Turks.