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Amerigo Vespucci i think is how you spell it

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Who was the map maker America was named after?

Amerigo Vespucci i think is how you spell it


America was named by an Italian what maker?

Amerigo Vespucci, Italian map maker. He mapped it and had no idea what to call it, so he signed his name.


What term is used to describe a map maker?

A 'map maker' is correctly named as a 'Cartographer'.


Was Columbus's daughter named America?

No. He didn't have a daughter and he only had 3 sons. The term "America" comes from a German map maker much later.


Did Benjamin Franklin coin the term American?

No, the term American comes from the word America. The "new world" was named America by an Italian map maker.


How did Amerigo Vespucci affect the world?

He lied about finding North America and other things in his book, but a German map maker believed him and named North America after him.


What did the pilgrims name their colony America?

It wasn’t named America, but Plymouth. North America was named America because of a German map maker believed that Amerco Vespucci found the continent because of his claim in his book. Vespucci only reach South America and was never in North America.


Who is the Spanish explorer who explored America in 1500?

A Spanish explorer didn't name America. It was a German map maker who had read Amerigo Vespucci's account of his exploring "America" and named it after him. There is no proof that he was actually came to North America.


What continent did a German map maker name?

A German mapmaker named Martin Waldseemüller named the continent of America after Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian explorer who made several voyages to the New World. Waldseemüller's map, published in 1507, was one of the first to label the continents of the Western Hemisphere as "America."


Who was America named after?

America was named after an Italian explorer named Amerigo Vespucci who actually arrived in the continent before Columbus though there was no evidence of that voyage.Amerigo Vespucci.


Why was the new world given the that name by the Americans?

It was given its name by "Americans" but by a German map maker who had read Vespucci's account of finding North America so he named it after him.


Who did a German map maker name a continent after?

A German map maker named the continent after Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian explorer who made several voyages to the Americas.