There is evidence that the Polynesians reached the Americas long before Columbus was even born. The Polyneasians are some of the most sea faring people in th... History Channel, Hawaiian History, America History
Ancient Voyages to America...Who Were the First Explorers? Historical evidence uncovers the myth of Christopher Columbus being the first to America. This documentary explores the evidence of Ancient Civilizations visiting North America long before Columbus. Chinese, Egyptian, Viking explorers all traveled to the New World. One hour and a half.
***Native Americans*** Peoples who occupied North America before the arrival of the Europeans in the 15th cent. They have long been known as Indians because of the belief prevalent at the time of Columbus that the Americas were the outer reaches of the Indies (i.e., the East Indies). Most scholars agree that Native Americans came into the Weste...
The Vikings were a seaFfaring people from the late eighth to early 11th century who established a name for themselves as traders, explorers and warriors. They discovered the Americas long before Columbus and could be found as far east as the distant reaches of Russia