VOANews Learning English MAKING OF A NATION: Columbus Sails, Others Follow, and Spain Is on Top of the World
By the 15th century, European countries were ready to explore new parts of the world. Technological improvements helped them succeed.
VOANews Learning English AMERICAN MOSAIC: Why Isn't America Named for Columbus? / Mary J. Blige's New Album - 2003-10-09
Flash mobs spread in the U.S. and around the world / A listener wants to know why America is not named for Christopher Columbus / Music
100. Name two national U.S. holidays.
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Presidents’ Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day