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Subzir0

May 07, 2022

North America was not v by the famous christophe colomb, as the books would suggest. 

The vikings and the Chinese had already been there before the others. there are material proofs available and some literature as well. 

South america had visitors before the spanish, how I can be sure...? Well the locals had drawings and stories of blond, blue eyes human like looking that they took for gods, those people said that the visitors had powers(technologies) and could do crazy things. that is why they also offered sacrifices in hope that the gods would help them, forgive them or return
 


Earthhugger

May 12, 2022

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Nobody discovered the American continent!

This continent was populated before the arrival of Europeans.

In addition, to speak about discovery depends on the point of seen to which one places oneself, for the inhabitants of America, nobody discovered anything, they lived there.

For Europeans, these are distant lands that they did not know.

For my part, I discovered Europe in 1974, and yet Europe existed before my arrival.

Girlpower

May 15, 2022

It's hard to answer the question of who discovered America. Many school children are taught that Christopher Columbus was responsible for discovering the Americas in 1492, but the true history of exploration in this country dates back long before Columbus was born.

 But did Christopher Columbus discover America before other Europeans? Modern research has shown that this was not even the case. Perhaps most famous is that a group of Icelandic Nordic explorers, led by Leif Erikson, have defeated Columbus for almost 500 years. But that doesn't necessarily mean that Ericsson first discovered America. Over the years, scholars have theorized that people from Asia, Africa, and even ice age Europe may have arrived on the American coast before him. There is even a popular legend about a group of Irish monks who came to America in the 6th century.

Austin.23

May 15, 2022

No one discovered the American continent!


This continent was populated before the arrival of the Europeans.


Moreover, talking about discovery depends on the point of view from which one places oneself, for the inhabitants of America, nobody discovered anything, they lived there.


For Europeans, these are distant lands that they did not know.


For my part, I discovered Europe in 1974, and yet Europe existed before my arrival.

Synengi

May 15, 2022

Explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) is best known for "discovering" the New World on the Santa Maria in 1492.

In fact, Columbus did not discover North America. He was the first European to witness the Bahamas and then an island called Hispaniola.

 It is currently divided into Haiti and the Dominican Republic. On his further trip, he went further south to Latin America.

It never approached what is now called the United States. Columbus was born in 1451 to a family of wool weavers in the Italian port city of Genoa.

As a child, he went to the sea and became an experienced sailor. He then moved to Lisbon, Portugal, with the help of a voyage that was planning to find a new trade route to the Far East.

The King and Queen of Spain, Ferdinand and Isabella, have agreed to fund it.

Columbus departed in 1492 from Palos, Spain, on three ships. The Niña and Pinta were two small caravels with triangular sails. The third Santa Maria was nao, a larger square rig ship. The ship was small and 15-36 meters long. Among them, they carried about 90 men.

Jimmy

May 17, 2022

The explorer Christopher Columbus made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. He was determined to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia, but he never did. Instead, he stumbled upon the Americas.We know now that Columbus was among the last explorers to reach the Americas, not the first. Five hundred years before Columbus, a daring band of Vikings led by Leif Eriksson set foot in North America and established a settlement.

Taylor.ni

May 17, 2022

Many different people could have "discovered" America on many different occasions, and it would have been of little importance - like your shipwreck and your "discovery" of the island you washed up. The reason Columbus was granted such recognition is that his voyages began a continuous decade between the peoples of two continents that were completely unknown to each other. This constant contact has changed the history of the world.