Christopher Columbus didn’t “find” America. There is ample evidence that the Vikings and Chinese were here many hundreds of years earlier.
posted on 12/11/2012 2:21:40 PM PST
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posted on 12/11/2012 2:31:27 PM PST
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America was discovered in 986 by Bjarni Herjolfsson who didn't bother to land (he was on his way to Greenland and could tell that the land he saw was not Greenland).
I don't know if it has ever been proven that the Chinese ever reached America, but there seems to be evidence for some Polynesians reaching the western coast of South America.
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