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The area now the US was inhabited by Native American tribes for several thousand years, but the first Europeans to explore its current territory were Spanish conquistadors from Hispaniola and Cuba. Officially, Juan Ponce de Leon is credited with the first sighting of Florida in 1513.
Columbus is credited with discovering the American continent, but it is far more likely that vikings landed in America long before him.
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