How Did China Discover America

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Exploration and discovery has been a part of the human race since the beginning of time. Exploration gives a thrill and new effects on the human race. Arguably, the most famous and most important discovery was the discovery of the Americas. The discovery of the Americas changed the world and the human race forever because this was the turning point from eastern hegemony to western hegemony due to all the resources, workers, and land that Europe had acquired. Most people believe that Christopher Columbus and the Europeans discovered America but I believe that the Chinese discovered America about 70 years before Columbus. I believe that the archeologists and historians have also found a lot of evidence that infer to the Chinese discovering America like sunken junks, maps, and other products that are only indigenous to China. First of all, There has been many …show more content…
I feel that China discovered America. I believe China found America because of their cartography showing the Americas before any other nation was close to discovering it. China, therefore, had scouts and cartographers researching the landscape of North and South America. Statues and walls were also found showing Chinese materials as well as sunken junks (Chinese boats). Due to the location of these ships and artifacts, China must have been all over America, from Atlantic to Pacific. The Junks basically support the fact that they were trading with the natives. Chinese artifacts have been found all over the Americas which once again proves that they had trading and social interactions with Native Americans. This means that the Chinese also made many interactions with the Native people of the Americas which could have lead to all of the crops and supplies found on American soil. In conclusion, after much research that was done many skilled professors, archaeologists, and scientists have gathered up data to back up the claim proving that China did in fact discover

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