The exploration of North America by non-indigenous people was a continuing
effort to map and ... Columbus's Letter on the First Voyage of his discovery of the
Bahamas, Cuba, and Hispaniola .... ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... Half a millennium before Columbus “discovered” America, those Viking feet may
... His father, Erik the Red, founded the first European settlement of ... In spite of
North America's more bountiful resources, the Viking settlers ...
Oct 8, 2007 ... But there is no evidence that he ever made landfall in North America. .... who
made it possible for them to conquer the Western Hemisphere — and to ... We
know now that Columbus was among the last explorers to reach the ...