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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and ...... America in the years following Columbus's first voyage, was the first ... celebration of Columbus's legacy perhaps reached a zenith in ...

www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/columbus.htm

His objective was to sail west until he reached Asia (the Indies) where the riches of gold, ... Columbus's journal of his first voyage to America has been lost.

www.voanews.com/a/who-discovered-america/3541542.html

Oct 10, 2016 ... Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering the Americas in 1492. ... Fifteen-thousand years ago, ocean levels were much lower and the ...

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Find out more about the history of Christopher Columbus, including videos, interesting articles, ... Ask HISTORY: Did Columbus Really Discover America?

www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2013/10/14/christopher-columbus-3-things-you-think-he-did-that-he-didnt

Oct 14, 2013 ... So you think that Christopher Columbus discovered America in the Niña, ... of the Roman Empire, 1,300 years before Chris Columbus set sail.

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On this day in History, Columbus reaches the New World on Oct 12, 1492. ... that East Asia must lie approximately where North America sits on the globe (they ... On October 12, the expedition reached land, probably Watling Island in the Bahamas. .... On the morning of October 12, 1915, the 49-year-old British nurse Edith ...

www.history.com/news/did-an-irish-monk-discover-america

Mar 17, 2014 ... According to a 1,500-year-old Irish tale, however, St. Brendan ... When Columbus and succeeding explorers failed to find the mythical island ...

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Oct 8, 2007 ... It asserts that a Muslim-Chinese eunuch-mariner from the Ming Dynasty discovered America — 71 years before Columbus. Zheng He was a ...

www.historytoday.com/s-frederick-starr/so-who-did-discover-america

His claim turns on the fact that Columbus did not reach the American ... which Cabot had visited the previous year, had been 'found and discovered in the past'  ...