Timeline: United States
c. 12,000 B.C.:
North American Indian cultures flourish.
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León lands on the coast of Florida.
Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, becomes the first permanent European colony in North America.
In 1492 a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Christopher
Columbus resulted in the discovery of the Americas, a continent which was ...
Dec 12, 2013 ... For more than a century an army of scholars, enthusiasts and outright eccentrics
has delved into the question of who discovered America.
Once underway, Columbus benefited from calm seas and steady winds that
pushed him steadily westward (Columbus had discovered the southern "Trades"
Oct 10, 2016 ... America was really discovered a people known as Pre-Clovis who crossed a
land bridge between Asian and America 15000 years ago.
Fast facts about the Discovery of America. European explorers and the Discovery
of America. Facts and information about Discovery of America and the naming ...
Oct 8, 2007 ... Most of us were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. Yet it is
far from clear cut. There are alternative theories about who got ...
Jan 22, 2013 ... Some people still like to debate who discovered the Americas. ... (such as Leif
Ericsson's landing in North America about five centuries prior), ...
Discovery Park of America, located in Union City, TN, offers visitors a world-class
entertainment and educational experience with more than 70,000 SF of ...
Columbus didn't really discover America. The western Europeans simply hadn't
heard from the Russians, Chinese and Vikings that it was here. Also, the latter ...