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Leif Erikson

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Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson was an Icelandic explorer and the first known European to have discovered North America (excluding Greenland), before ...

So, Who Did Discover America? | History Today

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His claim turns on the fact that Columbus did not reach the American ... Sebastian Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show America as a continent. ... and Afghanistan had sent goods across Eurasia, from Europe to India and China.

The Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America - History in the ...

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Oct 8, 2013 ... Half a millennium before Columbus “discoveredAmerica, those Viking feet may have been the first European ones to ever have touched North ...

Who Discovered America? - Live Science

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Jan 22, 2013 ... Some people still like to debate who discovered the Americas. ... Columbus was wrong, and word of a New World had spread throughout Europe. ... now recognize, neither man was actually the first to discover the Americas.

The First Europeans < Early America < History 1994 < American ...

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The first Europeans to arrive in North America -- at least the first for whom there ... that era were discovered at L'Anse-aux-Meadows in northern Newfoundland, ...

American History Myths Debunked: Columbus Discovered America ...

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May 19, 2012 ... First, Columbus could not have “discoveredAmerica, as you can't ... obvious that Columbus was far from the first European to reach the “New ...

Muslims discovered America before Columbus, claims Turkey's ...

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Nov 15, 2014 ... Muslims discovered America in 1178, not Christopher Columbus," Erdogan said. ... It should go without saying that the first peoples to "discover" the ... But it still haunted the imagination of Europeans as they ventured into the ...

Who Was The First Person To Discover America? | Yahoo Answers

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I think that European settlers and the Taipa Indian were the first to discover America. Christopher Columbus didn't even set foot on America. He was in Cuba  ...

How We Discovered That Christopher Columbus Didn't Get to ...

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Oct 14, 2013 ... America.” And as the patriotic song “Hail Columbia” puts it: “Hail Columbia, ... The first European child born in the New World was probably not ...

How many groups reached the Americas before Christopher - io9

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Mar 30, 2011 ... But was he first non-indigenous person to reach the Americas? ... It's certain that indigenous people discovered America. ... Herjólfsson deserves to be remembered as the very first European to ever set eyes on the Americas.

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Coming to America: Who Was First? : NPR

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Oct 8, 2007 ... There are alternative theories about who got here first — some ... Did you believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that was it, end of ... Before European explorers arrived, the Americas were home to tens of ...

Who really discovered America? - Whiteout Press

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Columbus didn't really discover America. ... First people in the Americas .... for vanquishing America's original Asian and European inhabitants who first migrated ...

Who was the first person to discover America? | Reference.com

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The discovery of America is most commonly attributed to Christopher Columbus, as it was he who revealed the Americas to early-modern Europe. Scholars ...