North Bay Nugget - - NEWS -

in 1498, John Cabot, whose sea voy­age to the east coast of North amer­ica laid the ground­work for english col­o­niza­tion of the New World, was given a 10-pound re­ward for his ef­forts by King henry VII. Cabot had been search­ing for a route to asia, where he be­lieved he was when he landed at what is now Cape Race in New­found­land.

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