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How America Was Named

How America Was Named

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Added: Jul 04 2019

Back in 1507, a letter detailing Amerigo Vespucci's account of his travels to a new world, were translated to Latin by Martin Waldseemüller in France. It was an account which would lead Waldseemüller to name the new continent, America, on his 1507 world map.