Amerigo Vespucci explores parts of South America

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Historical Context Note

At the invitation of king Manuel I of Portugal, Vespucci participated as observer in several voyages that explored the east coast of South America between 1499 and 1502.

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Editors. "Amerigo Vespucci explores parts of South America". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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