Differences Of Amerigo Vespucci

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The Western World, North and South America

Columbus’s discovery launched an Age of Exploration, where every European power wanted a piece of the New World. Shorty after Christopher Columbus’s voyage to the Western Hemisphere, in 1492, many Europeans also started the strenuous expedition. One of which was Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian who constituted an entirely separate journey to this second super continent, came to be named "Americas", deriving its name from Americus, the Latin version of Vespucci's first name. The most significant comparison components of these two land masses is the time and reason of discovery, cardinal direction of naming, and clearly, geographical locations. Hence them both being named “America” but differing in
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Three of which, are climate and geography, economy, and culture. Although these two giant land masses admit similarities in climate and geography, there are many easily notable differences between the two, once one is descended on each continent. These differences spread from each corner of our Americas. South America is home to Earth’s second longest river, stretching for over four thousand miles, taking up two thirds of the entire continent, the Amazon River. This watercourse, along with the Amazon Rainforest, is the life force for millions of varying species who inhabit this tropical jungle, and cannot be found anywhere else in the world. This tropic makes up for only two seasons in the upper region of South America, a dry season and a wet season, both lasting for six months. The entire northern section of South America is referred to as the Amazon Basin. Meanwhile, the bottom half of South America is made up almost entirely of the Andes Mountains, the world’s longest mountain range, stretching for more than …show more content…
Both North America and South America follow this monetary fashion. However, this style has not always been the economic system for South American countries, unlike North American countries who have been practicing for hundreds of years. South America converted to Free-Market in the early 1990s, pulling every country out of a debt crisis. Now each country is more abundant in agriculture, industry, forestry, producing, and mining. North America is just as prosperous in these same categories, but extremely distinctive in the way of equipment, manufacturing, and distribution. North American countries main distribution happens at small and large, stable, businesses, some of which are Fareway, Walmart, Shopko or Hardware Hank, selling multiple assortments of means of production. On the contrary, South American countries distribution comes from small shops and venders, usually placed at markets that sell locally grown and made goods. This is conflicting to North American countries who have nearly everything shipped overseas for further trading and

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