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After Livingstone opened Africa, Western missionaries moved in by the thousands. Did they hurt or help Africans?
Henry Stanley did more than find Livingstone—he followed him.
Those closest to the remarkable explorer were often remarkable themselves.
The same traits that led the explorer to greatness, led him into the Zambezi disaster.
Bachelor Livingstone's unromantic stroll into marriage.
Though Livingstone loved his family, he spent little time with them.
African slavery thwarted every effort to eradicate it.
The explorer encounters an exotic continent.
Livingstone seemed unimpressed by the great cats—even after being attacked by one.
Dr. Livingstone was also a meticulous scientist.
The man, the missionary, the explorer, the legend.
Little-known or remarkable facts about David Livingstone: missionary explorer
David Livingstone, Missionary Explorer
Missionary-explorer of Africa
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September 23, 1595: Led by Fray Juan de Silva, the Spanish begin an intensive missionary campaign in the American southeast. In the following two years, 1,500 Native Americans in the area of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina convert to the Catholic faith.

September 23, 1857: Layman-turned-evangelist Jeremiah C. Lanphier holds a lunchtime prayer meeting for businessmen on Fulton Street in New York City. At first, no one shows up, but by the program's third week, the 40 participants requested daily ...

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