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Amerigo Vespucci

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Amerigo Vespucci - Italian Explorer & Discovered South America | Mini BIO | BIO

 

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Amerigo Vespucci - History Cartoon

 

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Amerigo Vespucci: Italian Navigator - Fast Facts | History

 

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Amerigo Vespucci and the Founding of America - Drive Thru History

Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator, and cartographer who was born in the Republic of Florence. Sailing for Portugal around 1501–1502, Vespucci demonstrated that Brazil and the West Indies were not Asia's eastern outskirts but a separate, unexplored land mass colloquially known as the New World. In 1507, the new continent was named America after the Latin version of Vespucci's first name.
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