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    Through the descriptive letters from a Florentine merchant, Amerigo Vespucci, Ringmann and Waldseemüller were able to formulate a textbook titled, Introduction to Cosmography, as well as create a massive map, which revealed a missing piece of the known world. These works were largely known to be extinct, yet one was discovered in the later half of the 19th century. The most significant information revealed…

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    history. Amerigo Vespucci was a man of great confidence and had a certain desire for escapades. He went on many journeys across the world, discovering new lands while jotting down the things he dealt with…

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    explore. Exploration and Navigation is still part of our lives today, though we are now exploring outer space. In the 15th and 16th Centuries, Europeans wanted to trade with those in the far east. In order to do this by land, the Europeans had to cross various countries’ land, including the Ottoman Empire, to get to the East. These navigators, were able to develop routes to the East by sea that became easier for European nations. Each navigator showed courage to discover paths and build off of…

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    Tangtawan Utidwanakul - Ing 5380264 World History A - Essay Assignment Letter of Amerigo Vespucci America, is considered to be the undiscovered place according to Europeans before 1500s. It was actually the land where European called ‘New World’- it was until letter of Amerigo Vespucci has been published in Florence during 1505-1506. Vespucci himself as an Italian explorer, born in the city of Florence and is known to have been through number of voyages. Vespucci letter, was written to Pier…

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    The discovery of the Americas and the reformation of Europe had major impacts on Western Civilization. Columbus set out to find the Americas in order to find riches. In North America, the French set out to find a new passage way to China. In 1492 Columbus first reached the Americas. Amerigo Vespucci, led the voyage across the Atlantic, which ultimately led to the naming of Americas after Amerigo. Fifteen years after Ferdinand and Isabella expelled all Jews from Spain and the last Muslims out of…

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    their country. But, what of the people that were already settled in America where Columbus had been so quick to claim for Spain? These people were the real settlers of America, the Native Americans as they would be called later on in history.      For a long time in America’s history and even up until I was in Elementary School, it was being taught that Christopher Columbus was in fact the discoverer of America. The truth, as we all know is that he could not have…

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    This great country we live in called America was named after one of history’s important contributors. It was named after an Italian-born explorer and merchant named Amerigo Vespucci. Amerigo was born in 1451 in Florence, Italy. He was born into a family of culture. His uncle, Giorgio Antonio Vespucci, a Dominican Friar was his educator instead of him attending to the University of Pisa as his older brothers did. His father was a notary in Florence and one of his other uncles was an…

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    them, they will be entirely new.” Amerigo Vespucci was a Florentine navigator and explorer who played a prominent role in exploring the new world. Navigator and explorer Amerigo Vespucci came in to this world on March 9, 1451. He was born into a cultured family as the third son of Ser Nastagio and Lisabetta Mini. Vespucci’s father worked as a notary in Florence, Italy. As a child, Amerigo was educated by his uncle, a Dominican friar known as Giorgio Antonio Vespucci. While his older…

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    Two continents named after one explorer, Amerigo Vespucci. His travels are not well known compared to Columbus, but they were more integral to the discovering of America. Vespucci writes a letter to Pier Soderini, Gonfalonier of the Republic of Florence, depicting his travels to the New World on his first of four voyages. The letter describes the encounters with the natives as well as the different types of animals they saw. Involvements in battles and celebrations throughout his exploration of…

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    Amerigo Vespucci, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson are only a few examples of European white men who helped to shape the US as we know it today. These men not only helped found America, but they brought their country’s cultures along with them. Vespucci traveled from Spain, along with supplies to find new trade routes which would hopefully make waterways around North America. Cartier, on the other hand, was from France, he explored mostly to look for gold, silver, copper and spices. He wasn’t,…

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