ARTICLES

Many people think Christopher Columbus discovered North America in 1492. However, archaeological evidence surfaced in 1960 that proved that the Vikings, specifically an explorer named Leif Eriksson, discovered North Amer...

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North America consists of 23 wholly independent countries, which include the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central American countries and Caribbean island countries. North America's southern border is where Panama meets...

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There are 23 countries in North America. They are the United States, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Haiti, Bahamas...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Contrary to the common myth that Christopher Columbus "discovered" America, he was not the first European to reach North America; that honor arguably belongs to Leif Erikson, who landed in North American locations in mod...

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The mountain men initially began exploring the western portion of North America in search of fur, then turned their attention to exploring trails for masses migrating from the East. The first mountain men prospered as tr...

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As a result of the interactions between the Old World and New World that began with Christopher Columbus' journey to the Americas, several new diseases were introduced to the Native American population including influenz...

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The colonists settled North America for different reasons that included primarily profit and religious freedom. Roanoke was the English's first attempt at colonization in the new world of America.

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