Set sail with some of Europe's most famous explorers, including Christopher Columbus, and witness how these early pioneers first viewed our fledgling country--long before it became the United States of America. For teachers, this "Learning Page" from the Library of Congress's American Memory Project is filled with links to online exhibitions, photographs, historical documents, and related learning activities detailing the first impressions of America's explorers, ranging from the maps of Diego Gutierrez in 1562 to the adventures of Lewis and Clark in early 1800s. Students also have a number of exploratory resources at their disposal, including access to an...

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