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Christopher Columbus wanted to find a new route to Asia, but became the first European to set foot on the New World. Evidence now proves that the Vikings were there long before him, but even in his own time later explorers usurped his glory!
Runtime: 42 minutes 57 seconds
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America: Spain Comes to the New World
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America: Spanish American Exploration and Colonization
America the Story of Us: Westward
Being an Explorer
Butterfly Effect: Cook--In Pursuit of the Southern Lands
Butterfly Effect: Cortés at the Heart of the Aztec Empire
Francisco Vasquez De Coronado
Hernando De Soto: 1501-1542
Kool Books: The Magallanes' Journey (Spanish)
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