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The New World was a term coined by Amerigo Vespucci, a Florentine explorer. During the late 15th century, Spain was the dominant European country colonizing areas in North America, South America, and the Caribbean.

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The so called New World was hardly "new," of course; advanced civilizations existed in the Americas long before Columbus, some even from before the time of ancient Greece & Rome. Granted, the results of Columbus' "discovery" were by far the most consequential (alas, also tragic) as one of the major events impacting human history, and so we reason/calculate everything re this question from that point. Regardless, evidence keeps mounting that European/Mediterranean peoples made explorations of the Americas in ancient times. If you are interested in this, the following works will make a good start:

"America B.C." & "Bronze Age America" by Dr. Barry Fell and "The Search for Lost America" by Dr. S.M. Trento ...

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Spain dominated the exploration of the new world

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The Spanish, by far.

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