Who discovered Nova Scotia?

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Who discovered Nova Scotia?

Early Expeditions:

The Vikings were the first to discover North America, but many in Europe did not have knowledge of that discovery. After the news of Columbus's discovery in 1492, the nations of Europe began to jump into a fervor to explore. The Spanish would continue to send out expeditions and settlers, and the English, French, Dutch, and Portuguese would jump into the game as well.

Answer and Explanation:

British explorer John Cabot discovered Nova Scotia in 1497.

In 1461, John Cabot moved to Venice, and in 1476 he obtained Venetian citizenship. In...

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John Cabot, Explorer: Voyage, Facts & Accomplishments

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