[2015] Abhiram Mogali: Leif Ericson

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[2015] Abhiram Mogali: Leif Ericson

Leif Ericson

Leif Ericson was born around the year 975 A.D. The cause of his death was unknown, but he died in 1020.

1. Leif Ericson was a viking.2. Leif Ericson's father was "Eric The Red.3. Leif Ericson was the second oldest child of Eric The Red.4. Leif Ericson had moved with his parents to Greenland because Eric The Red discoverd Greenland in 986 A.D5. Leif sailed to Norway from Greenland in 1000 A.D to find timber.

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What was Lief looking for!Leif Ericson was looking for a new place to settle down where there are good natural resources and plenty of space for new people to live in.

Birth and Death

Leif Ericson had actually discovered "North America", but he named it has "Vinland"due to the proliferation of wine berries. Leif Ericson's discovery was considered important because a world without the United States Of America is impossible to imagine today.

A map of the routes!

Leif Ericson was the only one who has been paying for the expeditions he had went on. He even took care of his own ship and the supplies.

975 A.DLeif Ericson was born

1020 A.DLeif Ericson died

999 A.DLeif's ship was blown off course because the ships were not steady.

1001 A.DLeif Ericson returned to Greenland to tell the people about Christianity.

1000 A.DLeif sailed to Norway from Greenland.


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