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Christopher Columbus: Bankrupting an Empire Happy Columbus Day! Millions of people throughout the world will commemorate the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. Media outlets generally don't shy away from exposing the truth about this American hero and most people who educate themselves outside the propaganda vacuum of public schools know that in the 21st century the man would be put on trial for crimes against humanity

from news.yahoo.com

Photos of the day - October 12, 2014

A goat, the mascot of La Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army, marches in front of the tribune where Spain's King Felipe, Queen Letizia, Crown Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia attend a military parade during the holiday known as Dia de la Hispanidad, Spain's National Day, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. King Felipe VI presided the military parade as they celebrate the day Christopher Columbus discovered America in the name of the Spanish Crown.

Viking Settlement at L’Anse aux Meadows reconstruction - Leif Eriksson, a Viking chieftain from Greenland, set sail for the New World 5 centuries before Columbus. His exploits are recorded in two Icelandic sagas, the Saga of Eric the Red and the Saga of the Greenlanders. The Vinland settlement is almost certainly the L’Anse aux Meadows site, which dates to between 989 and 1020 AD and consisted of 3 Viking halls, as well as an assortment of huts for weaving, ironworking, and ship repair.

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from Mail Online

Author claims Chinese first discovered New World 40,000 years ago

Map of the World? It is claimed that this is an eighth century copy of the map Admiral Zheng He made in 1418. The map clearly shows the new ...

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Iceland Scott #905a (16 Mar 2000) Souvenir Sheet 1000th Anniversary of the Discovery of Vinland: Viking with shield, globe; Viking ship sailing; Viking ship at shore; Viking without sheild, globe. Vinland: the name given to an area of North America by Norse Vikings, discovered by Norseman Leif Erikson.

from Telegraph.co.uk

The week in pictures: 6 February 2009

New Zealand Maori warriors paddle their Waka as part of the ceremonies to celebrate New Zealand's Waitangi Day 2009

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Doesn't this look like something straight out of a fairytale? This is Giant Fairy Mansions. Donzelle's #Greenhouse in #Akron, Ohio

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FREE Christopher Columbus Facts and Resources!

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Christopher Columbus web. Have the students create a web contaning all of the facts they learning about Columbus including the wind patterns, season changes, and the properties of Earth they discovered. KY

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Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan Holocaust: Slavery and the Rise of European Capitalism/John Henrik Clarke

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