- Explain the title Brave New World.
- How are most explorers viewed today in our modern world?
- For what reasons did the explorers typically set sail?
- What is the value of myths to the study of history?
- Retell the story of the Carthaginian explorers, St. Brendan, or Madoc of Wales.
- Retell the story of Leif Erikson and the settlements of Vinland.
- List at least 3 hard evidences for the possible truth of Irish, Welsh, and Viking explorers in the Americas.
- How did Christopher Columbus’ early life and education inspire and prepare him for the discovery of America in 1492?
- What disappointments and tragedies did Columbus experience and how did he overcome these?
10. Why did Columbus sail west in 1492?