In December Lieutenant John Paget took command.  On 1 January 1807 she sailed for the Cape of Good Hope. By June Olympia was with the squadron under Admiral George Murray involved in the operations to capture Buenos Aires, supporting General John Whitelocke's soldiers.  Murray and the naval forces were for the most part limited to conveying troops, and subsequently organising their evacuation. By July Paget had been invalided home and Taylor had replaced him.
Decolonization Decolonization began in the 19th century (in Latin America) and is not yet finished. But most of the countries became politically independent after World War II. The right of self-determination of the peoples was decided in the UN Charter of 1945 and within only two decades the whole system of colonialism collapsed. In 1955 there was a conference in Bandoeng, Indonesia, in which 29 former African and Asian colonies decided not to take part in the East-West-Conflict. The consequences of colonialism were enormous.
Despite these improvements, the colony was not a financial success. The Virginia Company declared bankruptcy in 1622. Two years later, the Crown assumed full control of the settlement, making Virginia the first of the royal colonies. Jamestown, Virginia was the first established American colony with the arrival of 104 colonists on May 13, 1604. Virginia is considered one of the southern colonies and consists of big plantations
BTEC National Diploma Media Production Year 1 – Semester 1 Unit: Understanding the Media Industries Assignment Title: Essay on Media Organisation Describe the impact of satellite TV on British Broadcasting, Reflect on regulation and deregulation and the impact multi-channel TV has had on advertising and viewing figures. In July 1962 the first transatlantic transmission took place, accomplished by the Americans, Telstar was the first satellite to broadcast a television signal from the USA to Europe, allowing live pictures from Washington, Ontario and Chicago to be seen in 16 European countries. Telstar was an orbiting satellite, which meant windows for transmission were very short. However, in 1963 the satellite Syncom II was launched into synchronous orbit, a geostationary satellite that allowed for longer transmissions, its first broadcast being the funeral of the recently assassinated American President John.F Kennedy. Thanks to the Intelsat series of satellites, since 1965 transmission was possible for 18 hours a day.
Since its inception in 1920 when Akron won the National Title, the NFL fended off several rival leagues. Before 1960, the most important rival was the All-America Football Conference (AAFC), which began play in 1946. The AAFC differed from the NFL in several ways, and the AAFC's perennial champions—the Cleveland Browns— were considered to be one of the best teams in professional football during that time. However, due to the AAFC's poor financial situation, it disbanded after the 1949 season. Three of its teams, the original version of the Baltimore Colts, the Cleveland Browns, and the San Francisco 49ers, were absorbed into the NFL in 1950.
In 1989, Sky Television operated Eurosport as a joint venture with the European Broadcasting Union, however its rival Screensport successfully complained that it was restricting the market, and the joint venture stopped broadcasting in 1991. However, after Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting merged in 1990, Sky acquired the name and assets of “The Sport’s Channel” from BSB. The channel was one of five consolidated channels to survive the merger. Renamed “Sky Sports” in early 1991, the channel aired British sports such as rugby and golf, before acquiring the rights to the newly-formed Premier League for the 1992/93 season. BSkyB outbid ITV and the BBC for exclusive rights, and thus the channel became a household name.
From the early 1600’s to the late 1700’s several European nations skirmished for control of the North American Continent. Spain, France and Great Britain were the super powers trying to colonize the free world and expand their massive empires. England was victorious out of the three superpowers; this was due to the failures and short comings of the other two powers in the year’s prior to the American Revolution. The most powerful does not always win which can clearly been seen in this example, Spain. Backing this world power was the Spanish Armada, which was known for never losing a sea battle.
Parts of Hay’s dock were rebuilt, such as the Pier. St Katherine’s docks. Were built in the 12th century and was redeveloped in 1825. It is able to accommodate large ships, and was used by Thames barges. It was badly damaged during WW2 and never fully recovered.
The Portuguese were determined to control the East-West trade; so Malacca still retained its importance as a trade center until 1641 when the Portuguese surrendered Malacca to the Dutch. The Dutch who had a stronger foothold over the Indonesia archipelago swung the trade center over to Sumatra. In the meantime, Malacca's trade also declined due to the silting of its port. In 1795 Melaka (Malacca) was given to the British to prevent it form falling to the hands of the French, where the Netherlands was captured during the French Revolution. By the time British took over in 1824, the focus of the trade has shifted from Malacca to Singapore and Penang.
The Phoenician’s homeland of Phoenicia was a thin strip of land stretching along the Syrian coast; it was only 160 miles long and about 20 miles wide.# In order to expand they had no other choice but to turn towards the sea. This allowed them to excel in the arts of shipbuilding and navigation. The brave Phoenicians would often sail up and down the Mediterranean Sea. They were the founders of many colonies, the greatest being the city of Carthage, which would later go on to defeat the mighty Roman Empire. They sailed as far east as the British Isles and to Spain where they founded the mineral-rich city of Cádiz on the southern coast, and as far south as South Africa.# The advantage of sailing lead the Phoenicians to travel to other lands.