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Fun Facts!

 

1.) Did you know, that Christopher Columbus was Italian even though he sailed for Spain?

 

2.) Did you know, that the Americas were named after Amerigo Vespucci, one of the first people to make maps of the new wold?

 

3.) Did you know, that a Spanish conquistador named Cortes conquored the Aztecs with only 600 men?

 

4.) Did you know, that Prince Henry opend a school for navigation in the 1400's and was nicknamed " Henry the Navigator"?

 

5.) Did You know, that John Cabot's real name is Giovanni Caboto?

 

Movies!

1.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJWg3RgOxBA

 

2.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh8dmW18s38&feature=related