America was first discovered by the ancestors of Native Americans. Leif Eriksson and Christopher Columbus are among several other people credited with the discovery.
Many people have discovered America. Only one can claim to be the real discoverer, because all the others discovered a land already occupied by people. Sadly, the original discoverer's name is lost in the mists of time...
Leif was the son of Erik the Red, the founder of the first Norse settlement in
Greenland and of Þjóðhildur .... Discovery of America Faroe Islands postate
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 ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... Half a millennium before Columbus “discovered” America, those Viking feet may
have been the first European ones to ever have touched North ...
Then it turned out that, while Cabot found investors in Bristol and received a
patent ... Sebastian Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show America
as a ...
Leif Ericsson discovered America around 1000 AD. ... That all changed around
12,000 BC when humans first stepped onto the ... First people in the Americas.
May 19, 2012 ... Okay, let's get the first glaring problem out of the way. Yes, it's still taught in most
American schools that Columbus “discovered” America, but we ...
Nov 15, 2014 ... Muslims discovered America in 1178, not Christopher Columbus," Erdogan ... It
should go without saying that the first peoples to "discover" the ...
Oct 14, 2013 ... How We Discovered That Christopher Columbus Didn't Get to America First. And
why it doesn't really matter if he was 500 years too late.
Oct 14, 2013 ... Columbus may not have been the first to America. Learn more about Columbus
not being the first to America in this article.