Were the vikings the first to discover America?
yes Viking was first, then Leif Ericson, and Columbus
They were the first Europeans to discover America.
Vikings and their ship named amadou
They were the first Europeans to discover North America.
North America. He led a group of Vikings, who were the first Europeans to land in North America.
The Vikings, but issues with the native people drove them out. but the policanesions were the true ones
North America and south America
The Vikings first discovered Newfoundland, Canada when they came to America. The Scandinavian Vikings, in search of fertile land, voyaged far and wide, temporarily settling in Iceland, Greenland, and the Canadian seacoast of Labrador and Newfoundland.
Although Christopher Columbus is commonly given the title of first person to discover America, there is evidence that this is not true. The Vikings discovered America about 500 years earlier but did not establish settlements so did not get the credit.
It was named this because of Minnesota's high Scandinavian population, and they would be first to discover Minnesotan football like the real Vikings discovered America.
Well, not actually. The viking's were actually the first europeans to discover America but we consider cristoper Columbus the first because the vikings never told anybody, and nobody found out until christopher Columbus found it.
The Vikings were the first Europeans to reach America. Some Vikings found Greenland. Though the land was covered in ice, the Vikings wanted people to live there. So they named it Greenland. They said, "It's so green! Come here!"
Erik the Red discovered Greenland. His son, Leif Ericson, was the first European to discover North America.
The first to discover it were the ancestors of the American Indians, who came over from Siberia several thousand years ago. The first Europeans to "discover" NA were probably Vikings from Scandinavia, around 1000 AD.
Christopher Columbus discovered that the Scandinavian vikings had discovered America first because they were on there way to find the poles. (north pole and south pole)
Yes. There is a consensus among scholars that the vikings traveled to what is today known as America five centuries prior to the travels of Christopher Columbus. The vikings gave America the name: "Vinland" or in English (Word by word translation): "Wine land." One interpretation is "meadow land." The most famous of these vikings was "Leif Erikson."
The Vikings are Europeans and it was people of Asian descent that discovered Canada first.
in 1000 (CAD) around 1000 A.D.
The Vikings settled on the northern tip of the Isle of Newfoundland in the year 1000 AD. That was almost 500 years before Columbus. The natives disovered the new world first
Yes, it is claimed he was the first European to discover North America (since the Vikings). In 1497 he shipped at what is now Newfoundland.
He was the first European to discover America.
Francis Drake never discovered America. Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. But actually the first to find America was the vikings way back when but Christopher Columbus was credited for the discovery.
they were sort of like Native Americans. I guess they came together
They were the first Europeans to America.
John Cabot crossed the Atlantic in the summer of 1497 and discovered the Labrador Coast of North America. Cabot was the first European since the Vikings to explore the mainland of North America and the first to search for the Northwest Passage.
Christopher Columbus didn't discover America. the Vikings did and this happened around the year 1000 A D
The Vikings found the first European settlement in North America in 1520. The Vikings are known for being a ruthless people.
It is said that Vikings discovered the North Americas but they never really claimed it as anything.
As the 2nd grade ditty goes, "In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue (e.g. the Atlantic Ocean)..." He discovered North America, but not really since the Vikings and Native Americans got here first.
Christopher Columbus was a failure because he wasn't the first to discover America, the vikings did. Also when he arrived there he thought that he was in India therefore he gave the natives the name "Indians"
Leif Ericson was the first European to discover North America.
Yes and no. People believe that Chinese discovered America in 1421 but some people say they might of got there in 1200's And the Vikings discovered America in 1000 AD , But they only went to America to trade they didn't discover it because the vikings already had proof that there was land there. So the Chinese discovered it and they didn't know they would actually find it
Yes. They did. They discovered America 500 years before colombus. Leif Erickson was who discovered it . Also Leif dicovered by himself.
Were the Spaniards the first europeans the first europeans to reach north America were the to reach north America after the vikings?
no there was a priest who built a raft and sailed across the Atlantic ocean even before the vikings but after the vikings i am pretty sure that the spanish were the first after them
The first people to come to America were the pilgrims. __ The Vikings arrived in North America long before the pilgrims arrived. Prior to the Vikings, the people we call First Nations or Native Americans migrated here first.
When did Christopher Colombus first discover America? i have no idea :P
Discover it. They may also have been the first to settle it and derive their living from it, however briefly. If the Irish, Romans, Carthaginians, and Chinese came to America earlier, there is no evidence that they stayed long enough for an attempt at colonization.
The Vikings were the first outsiders to settle on North America.
Yes. He led a group of Vikings, who became the first Europeans to land in North America.
The vikings were first.
No Indians were
The first people who stepped in North America were the Vikings.
he was the first one to discover America but Indians were there long before Columbus
The Vikings, in 982 AD. Columbus did NOT discover America. He found an island he called Hispaniola and never knew that North America existed in 1492.
Iceland and Greenland (and named them as so to keep people from the nicer island, as well as North America.
He lead a group of Vikings, who became the first Europeans to land in America.
Vikings were the first people to arrive.
No he sailed from Palos. He also did not discover America. He only found the Bahamas.