THE EUROPEAN DISCOVERY OF AMERICA
1. Leif Ericson discovers America, 1000.--In our early childhood many of us learned to repeat the lines:--
Columbus sailed the ocean blueIn fourteen hundred, ninety-two.
Leif discovers America, 1000. Higginson, 25-30; American History Leaflets, No. 3.
We thought that he was the first European to visit America. But nearly five hundred years before his time Leif Ericson had... more...