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Mesoamerican Pyramids(14 Photos)
Explore images of Mesoamerican pyramids from Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza, Tikal, Palenque and Uxmal. Learn about an ancient calendar as well.
Bone VoyageVideo Clip (2:44)
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Columbus' body has been moved so many times, historians are not sure where he is truly buried.
Columbus' Quest for Gold
Columbus' Quest for GoldVideo Clip (2:38)
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In the new world, Columbus enslaved the native people and forced them to mine for gold.
Leif Eriksson vs. Christopher Columbus
Leif Eriksson vs. Christopher ColumbusVideo Clip (2:18)
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Did a Viking explorer travel from Greenland to modern day Canada in the 11th century, beating Christopher Columbus by nearly 400 years?
Columbus' Book of Privileges
Columbus' Book of PrivilegesVideo Clip (2:13)
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Columbus compiled documents that were proof of assets bestowed upon him by the monarchs of Spain.
Christopher Columbus' Last Voyage
Christopher Columbus' Last VoyageVideo Clip (3:20)
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During his fourth voyage Columbus was forced to take refuge in a cove off the shores of Hispaniola.
The Real Story of Columbus
The Real Story of ColumbusVideo Clip (3:34)
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When Columbus made landfall in the Caribbean, he believed it to be Asia--his intended destination.
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In 1513, Spanish conquistador and explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa became the first European to catch sight of the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean.Go
Following in the path of the legendary explorer, an archeological team searches for a ship lost nearly 500 years ago.
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