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Amerigo Vespucci

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Liam Shenberger

on 9 November 2016

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Amerigo Vespucci
by Liam

His Exploration
He went on
early voyages to the New World on behalf of Spain around the late 15th century. He also founded Rio De Janeiro. He also founded other countries.

The New World, or America
Christopher Columbus
I know this is about Amerigo Vespucci, but Christopher Columbus is a very bad person but was an idol for Amerigo Vespucci, but Christopher Columbus sucks.
His Death
On February 22, 1512, Amerigo Vespucci died of malaria in Seville, Spain. He was just 58 years old.
Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo had 4 siblings, a wife, a dad, and a mom. He was born March 9, 1451 and died on February 22, 1512.
In 1507, using these letters as his guide, a German cartographer created a new map, naming the territory now known as South America in Vespucci’s honor. For the first time, the word “America” was in print.The german cartographer was named Martin Waldseemüler.
Cites
www.history.com
www.biography.com
www.notablebiographies.com
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