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date: 23 May 2024

Exploration, Conquest, and Settlement, Era of European. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
William R. SwagertyWilliam R. Swagerty, Elizabeth ManckeElizabeth Mancke

From 1487 to 1497, explorers sailing for the Portuguese, Castilian (Spanish), and English crowns opened three routes to “the Indies,” soon learning that two led not to Asia, but to the Americas.... ...

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