Why did leif Erikson decide to go to Vinland?

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He was searching for new lands to colonize.
He was looking for gold and other resources.
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Why did Leif Ericson go to Vinland?

He came across it when he was on his expedition. He wanted to settle on it so he could claim he found a land but he didn't know that the Skraelings were already there.

Where did Leif Erikson go to school?

As was tradition with the Vikings, Leif did not grow up with hisfamily. Instead, when he was eight he moved in with a man namedThyrker. Thyrker was from Germany where Eric the