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7 edition of Discover America! found in the catalog.

Discover America!

a scenic tour of the fifty states.

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Landscape -- United States,
    • Landscape -- United States -- Pictorial works,
    • United States -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.Z82 D57 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p. :
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2193535M
      ISBN 100870448048, 0870448056, 0870448064, 0870448072
      LC Control Number89012438

        In he may have sailed the ocean blue. But Christopher Columbus has duped people for centuries into believing he discovered America, a new book claims, reports the Telegraph. Discover America is an informative series for Grades 5 to 8 that leads young readers though the 50 states, celebrating the people and culture of every state with beautiful images and engaging facts. Each book describes the history, industry, environment, and sports that make that state unique. Includes a bonus Fact Book as the 51st volume.

        From the crossing of the Bering Land Bridge o years ago to the arrival of the Europeans, this classic picture book paints the early discoveries of America in grand strokes. The text is useful for both the classroom and at home as it combines beautiful landscape illustrations with factual features: maps, timelines, chronological tables. Discover the boundless possibilities and adventures in America and stay at any of the 2, Best Western hotels located in North America. Book Today.

      Sebastian Munster's map, published in , the first to show America as a continent. So, Who Did Discover America? Abu Raihan al-Biruni, an Islamic scholar from Central Asia, may have discovered the New World centuries before Columbus – without leaving his study. Discover North America is an independent UK tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays and escorted tours to the USA and Canada. When you book with Discover North America, you can be assured of top quality travel arrangements.


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Discover America is an informative series that leads young readers through the 50 states, celebrating the people and culture of every state with beautiful images and engaging facts.

Each book describes the history, industry, environment, and sports that make that state unique. For a long time, most people believed that Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to "discover" America—the first to make a successful round-trip voyage across the Atlantic.

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Later on inAmerigo Vespucci, another Italian explorer claimed to have discovered America. Martin Waldseemuller was the first to name this huge land mass as America. However, one cannot say for sure that Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci were the first to discover this huge continent.

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America was later named for Vespucci. And, as researchers now recognize, neither man was actually the first to discover the Americas. There were, of course, the natives already here. Did Christopher Columbus Discover the Americas, Period? No. Humans have lived in the Americas for at le years.

By the time Columbus arrived, the Americas were populated by hundreds of small nations and several full-out empires such as the Inca in Peru and the Aztecs in : Tom Head. The Discovery of the Americas: From Prehistory Through the Age of Columbus is a picture book for history students of all ages, providing an alternate perspective to those others taught about the 'founder" of the Americas/5.

Follow the patriotic journey of a little red balloon as it makes its way from the West Coast to the East Coast of the United States. Accompanied by the words of one of America’s most beloved anthems America the Beautiful, Discover America shows the diversity and beauty of our great country through the eyes of our nation’s children.

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