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The Rise of Marco Polo Marco Polo was a renaissance era Venetian merchant who has changed world travel in his time era and our era by not only exploring other parts of the world but also documenting his travels to china for all to read. I. Marco Polo A. Born in 1254, died in 1324, Venetian merchant, mother died while he was young, didn’t meet dad until he was 17, traveled china and documented his travels. B. Italy was separated into 4 regions, polo was from the east region of Venice...

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Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos’s Regime In about two months it will be the elections here in the Philippines. As I ponder about the candidates for president my mind goes back to all the history lectures I had about Ferdinand Marcos and his regime. He held the presidential seat for about twenty-one years and his time in power and even after power has always been controversial. I usually take cabs to get around, and it is common for cabs to have their radio on usually on the news station. Here in the Philippines...

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Marcos Dictatorship

1. Why was the 1973 Constitution amended? 2. What is martial law? 3. Why did President Marcos declare martial law? 4. How did the people show their discontent during the Marcos administration? 5. What problems did the country confront during the Marcos dictatorship? The 1973 Constitution basically changes the ‘presidential system’ of government into a ‘parliamentary system’ that puts the President into a purely symbolic statue. Therefore the president didn’t actually hold any power and wasn’t...

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Marco Polo

Marco Polo Marco Polo became famous for his many travels, starting with a trip to Asia that began in 1271. His book about his travels became one of the most famous travel books in history. THE BETTMANN ARCHIVE Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Marco Polo They called him “the man with a million stories.” People flocked to Marco Polo’s home to hear him tell exciting tales about his travels in distant lands. Marco Polo won fame for his journeys...

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Marco Polo

Topic 2: In the Prologue to The Travel of Marco Polo the author claims that his book is "an accurate record"�, free from any sort of fabrication"�. Is this Statement true? How reliable and useful is this book as a source of historical information (Support your answer with evidence from the primary sources)? Marco Polo has discovered much of central Asia. Over the years many manuscripts, evolve around the controversial issue, on whether Marco Polo did go to China. How accurate his account and reliability...

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Marco Polo

MARCO POLO The name Marco Polo has excited the imagination of children and adults alike for hundreds of years. This famous explorer left his home in Venice in 1271 to sail for a journey of a twenty four-year. A journey that took him where no European had been before. He went across the Middle East to Central Asia, Peking, and eventually to the palace of the strong Mongol King, Kublai Khan. Yet, when Marco returned home, he told the amazing stories to very few people. In the thirteenth century...

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Marco Polo

ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO DONE BY: ESHA, SHASHANK. HISTORY OF MARCO POLO • Marco Polo was born in 1254. • Before Marco was born, his father Niccolo Polo and his uncle Maffeo Polo had gone on a journey to china. • His aunt took care of him and taught him arithmetic or math and to read and write. • The business in the family was to become merchants and traders, so his aunt also taught him how to judge products and about foreign money. Making him like business and was his passion. • He died on January...

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Marco Polo

Marco Polo was no doubt one of the most influential explorers in the world. His tales of the East opened the minds of the Europeans, and his tales were a catalyst for the Age of Exploration in Europe. His influence on geographical exploration was so pivotal that many years later Christopher Columbus used Marco Polo’s book on his voyage to the New World. Marco Polo’s book, The Travels of Marco Polo, was widely published and thousands of copies were printed in different languages. However, many skeptics...

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Imelda Marcos

Imelda R. Marcos (born Imelda Remedios Visitación Romuáldez on July 2, 1929) is a Filipino politician and widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. Upon the ascension of her husband to political power, she held various positions to the government until 1986. She is the first politician elected as member of the Philippine legislature in three geographical locations (Manila, Leyte, Ilocos Norte). In 2010, she was elected to become a member of the House of Representatives to represent Ilocos...

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Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos, the infamous dictator, ruled the Philippines with an iron hand from the early 1970s to the late 1980s. At the age of 21, and a sharp shooter as well, his father lost in the Ilocos Norte elections. He became a suspect and was convicted of the murder of his father’s political opponent. But a brilliant man that he was, he topped the bar exams while imprisoned. In court, he defended himself and was freed by Jose P. Laurel. He believed that this soon-to-be dictator’s intelligence can...

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