Real North America discoverer

Real North America discoverer - Christopher ColumbusReal North America discoverer - Leif Eriksson

Real North America discoverer

Real North America discoverer – In VIII – XI centuries fearsome Vikings arrived by sea and robbed ports and the coast. These Germanic tribes organized trips robberies mainly north of Europe, but sometimes willingly traded. On board their vesselslangskips and drakkars established control over the Mediterranean. Norwegian Viking Leif Eriksson in 985 year was probably the first European who discovered America. However, the information about this discovery only come from indirect communications. Therefore, for many experts, the discoverer of America remains the Spanish navigator Christopher Columbus, who is known to the overseas discoveries in the late Middle Ages. At the time, he saw the greatest development of sailing. New areas discovered mainly for commercial purposes. But the important reasons were also religious missions, conquests and adventures. Cruises, which led to overseas discoveries, improved knowledge of world geography and the use of the seas and oceans for many purposes.