terms in this set (38) portuguese explorer. in 1497-1498 he led the first naval expedition from europe to sail to india, opening an important commercial sea route.(sailed around africa to india).portuguese navigator who sailed around the cape of good hope and reached the west coast of india in search of spices.
c. nominates supreme court justices and federal judges
as an executive check in the checks and balances system, the president of the united states has the power to nominate supreme court justices and federal judges.
lindbergh and his wife moved to europe after the trial of bruno richard hauptmann, the man who had kidnapped and killed lindbergh's 20 month-old son.
in 1935, because of the press attention and sensationalization of the story, they moved away for safety and privacy.
bruno richard hauptmann was convicted of the crime and, in 1936, he was executed.
ancient history, prehistory, and modern history are described best as examples of historical