1634-1687), TAMING THE MISSISSIPPI A French hunter, settler, and carpenter complain about the miserable time they are having as would-be settlers in La Salle's expedition. They make plans to kill LaSalle, take his supplies, and continue on their own.
(Approx. 960-1020), VIKING DISCOVERER OF NORTH AMERICA Leif Ericsson became a favorite of the Norwegian king. He discovered three lands: Helluland, Markland, and Vinland. Many believe the new land was North America!