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Scherer Heinrich ( 1628 - 1704 )
America Borealis 1699
Artist: Scherer Heinrich ( - 1704 ) ; issued in: Munich; date: ca 1699 ( Heinrich Scherer was German Geographer and Natural scientist ), 1628. technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; size (in cm) 23 x 35; Map of Northern America, with California as an island. The discovery of America means the first sighting of the American continent by seafarers. Before Columbus' arrival in 1492, North America may have had more inhabitants than Europe at that time. In 1497 the Genoese John Cabot (actually: Giovanni Caboto) became the first European since the Vikings to set foot on North American soil.However, permanent branches were not established for the time being. St. Augustine in Florida, founded in 1565 by the Spanish, is considered the first city on mainland North America, and is also the oldest city in the USA.Four states stood out in the European conquest of North America, each of which made it easier to take possession:England was under pressure to emigrate, also based on religion, and was thus able to represent the largest group in terms of numbers. France had special skills in dealing with the indigenous peoples, which later led to the only mixed ethnic group, the Métis, and the Netherlands had the financial means to establish colonies in North America. Spain had enormous military potential due to the combat experience.In 1604 the King of England Jacob I divided his North American colonies as follows: The area from the 1st to the 41st degree of latitude is said to be populated by the Virginia Company of London, the area from the 41st to the 45th degree … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
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