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Use this World History and Christopher Columbus video entitled Columbus Changes the World to study the explorations undertaken by the Vikings and Marco Polo, and, following the voyages of Columbus, track the discovery of the Pacific Ocean, the first circumnavigation of the world, the Lewis and Clark expedition and the settlement of the American West, the race to the North Pole, the descent into Earth's seas, and the launch of space missions.

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  • Videos on Christopher Columbus. Learn about Christopher Columbus Changes the World. Trace the achievements of the Genoese navigator Christopher Columbus and learn what Europeans knew of world geography before his historic voyage to the New World, beginning with the discoveries made by Alexander the Great and other ancient explorers.
  • Discover how the map of the world dramatically changed in 1492 when Columbus sailed across the uncharted waters of the Atlantic in search of a western passage to the Indies.
  • Witness the explorations undertaken by the Vikings and Marco Polo, and, following the voyages of Columbus.
  • Track the discovery of the Pacific Ocean, the first circumnavigation of the world, the Lewis and Clark expedition and the settlement of the American West, the race to the North Pole, the descent into Earth's seas, and the launch of space missions.
  • Uncover the origin of the name America and learn about cultural exchanges that took place between Native Americans and European explorers and colonists in the New World.
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