What is John Ross?

  • (noun): Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856).
    Synonyms: Ross, Sir John Ross

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John Ross - Characters
... John Ross (Shannara), in Terry Brooks' Word/Void trilogy John Ross Ewing III, in the TV series Dallas ...
Timeline Of Cherokee Removal - 1811–1829
1815 John Ross opened a trading post on the Tennessee River that became known as Ross' Landing ... Brainerd Mission, across the river from the town of Chickamauga, on land given to them by John McDonald, a former British agent to the Cherokee ... was signed, John Walker, Jr ...
Clarence Islands - History
... Captain (Sir) John Ross commanded the Victory during his second Arctic exploration (1829—1833), partly in order to regain credibility after charting a fictional landform ... He chose his nephew, Commander James Clark Ross, to be second in command ... In 1830, while exploring within the Ross Strait, James Ross charted three islands ...
S. John Ross
... Sebastian John Ross (April 24, 1919 – August 24, 2008), known as S ... John Ross ("The Silhouette Man" or "The Master of the Silhouette") was an American born Australian artist and showman, famous for his miniature silhouette portraits cut in black card ... He was sometimes referred to as "Scissors John" ...
Timeline Of Cherokee Removal - 1830s - 1833–1835
... Among the party was Sam Houston, adopted son of John Jolly ... February 1833 President Jackson offered John Ross $3 million dollars and equivalent land in the west for the removal of the Cherokee Nation East Ross refused ... William Hicks as principal chief of their faction and John McIntosh as his assistant ...

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    If we did not have such a thing as an airplane today, we would probably create something the size of N.A.S.A. to make one.
    —H. Ross Perot (b. 1930)