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They did. There is historical evidence that they did reach North America well before Columbus.
Columbus made four voyages to the Western Hemisphere, but only on the fourth voyage did he reach North America.
They reached North America 500 years before Columbus reached the Bahamas.
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He hoped to reach Asia but he did not realize that North America would be in his way.
If you sail west you might reach Japan or China.
Christopher Columbus was convinced that he could reach Asia by sailing west.
The Antarctic Ocean does not touch the continent of North America. North America is entirely in the Northern Hemisphere. The Antarctic Ocean is the ocean that surrounds the South Pole, and does not reach even to the southern temperate zones, let alone to the Equator.
If you head south from South America you would reach the continent of Antarctica.
Tribes of people who had probably given themselves Tribal names the early explorers did not record. We don't know of anyone who reached N.A. in 1492. Columbus stopped at Hispaniola in 1492 but did not reach the continent.