What were John Cabot's achievements?

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What were John Cabot's achievements?

England and the Age of Exploration:

John Cabot (b. 1450) was one of the many European explorers who broadened Europe's knowledge of the wider world. Though he was born in Italy, Cabot made his discoveries while sailing under an English flag.

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John Cabot and his crew were the first Europeans since the Vikings in the 10th century to sail to North America. While the Spanish and Portuguese...

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John Cabot, Explorer: Voyage, Facts & Accomplishments

from High School US History: Homework Help Resource

Chapter 2 / Lesson 12
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