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VESPUCCI, AMERIGO
Amerigo was born in Italy in 1454 and died in 1512. He was an Italian explorer realized that the Americas were separate from the continent of Asia. Because of this discovery, America was named after Amerigo. Though he was from Italy, he sailed and discovered for Spain. Besides the discovery of America and Asia. Amerigo discovered the mouth of the Amazon River and the Orinoco river. Sailing for Portugal, he sailed and mapped the southern tip of South America. Because of his main accomplishments towards the Americas, Both continents were named after him.
















Santa Maria Novella
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The santa maria novella was a church built in Florence Italy during the renaissance. This church was called Novella, which means new in english, because it was built on the site of the 9th-century oratory of Santa Maria delle Vigne. When the site was assigned , they decided to build a whole new church. The church was designed by Fra Sisto Fiorentino and Fra Ristoro da Campi. They started to build the churchin the middle of the thirteenth century and was finished about ten years later. Friar Iacopo Talenti also built the Romanesque gothic tower bell and sacristy and a facade. The three portals are spanned by round arches, while the rest of the lower part of the facade is spanned by blind arches, separated by pilasters, with below Gothic pointed arches, striped in green and white. This same design continues in the adjoining wall around the old churchyard. The church was consecrated in 1420.


Japanese Militarists
The nation that had the Japanese Militarists was Japan. Almost all leaders in Japanese society during the time of the Meiji period.The early government viewed Japan as a country threatened by western imperialism , and one of the prime motivations for the Fukoku Kyohei policy was to help create a stronger government for better economy, so the country will stay stable. The rise of militarism in Japan can be dates back in the century-old military tradition of the samurai. Hundreds of years of rule by men-of-sword had made the people ready to accept the claims of militarists to national leadership. Fundamentally, Japan had a strong tradition of unquestioned obedience to authority. The spirit of Bushido had existed in the hearts of the Japanese and it permeated into all social strata through the nation-wide conscription army. Japan followed the example of Western nations and forced China into unequal economical and political treaties. Furthermore, Japan's influence over Manchuria had been steadily growing since the end of the Russo-Japanese war. The Japanese forces succeeded in occupying almost the whole coast of China and committed severe war atrocities on the Chinese population
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