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 transatlantic maritime expedition led by Christopher Columbus
led to the Discovery of America, a continent which was previously unknown in ...
Once underway, Columbus benefited from calm seas and steady winds that
pushed him steadily westward (Columbus had discovered the southern "Trades"
For more than a century an army of scholars, enthusiasts and outright eccentrics
has delved into the question of who discovered America. Some of the claims are
Today is Columbus Day in the U.S., the day Americans commemorate the "discovery
" of America
by explorer Christopher Columbus in 1492 How many of you remember the little classroom rhyme -- in fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue?. A grass roots mov... More »
Crist bal Col n is credited with the discovery of America; although the Italian,
who thought he was a Spaniard, didn't realise there was another continent there
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.
The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Date: 1958-1959. Material
Used: Oil on canvas. Size: 161 1/2 x 122 1/8 inches. This painting, his largest to ...
Nov 15, 2014 ... In a televised speech in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
claimed that Muslims had discovered the Americas three centuries ...
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.