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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 ...

Coming to America: Who Was First? : NPR

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Oct 8, 2007 ... Did you believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that ... Before European explorers arrived, the Americas were home to tens ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Was an Irish monk the first European to reach America? - History

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Christopher Columbus gets the lion's share of the credit for discovering America in 1492, but the evidence weighs heavily against him being the first one to find ...

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, ...

Which European explorer first discovered the Americas and how did ...

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The first European explorers to reach the America's were the Vikings or Norse people who settled Iceland then Greenland and went on to form a settlement in ...

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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.

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 ...

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.