Today's American Minute — Ethan Allen & Green Mountain Boys - American Minute with Bill Federer

How North America nearly became NEW FRANCE: Verrazzano, Cartier, Champlain, Fort Ticonderoga, Vermont, Ethan Allen & Green Mountain Boys - American Minute with Bill Federer

Cartier Champlain Ethan Allen & Green Mountain Boys - American Minute with Bill Federer Fort Ticonderoga How North America nearly became NEW FRANCE: Verrazzano Vermont

How North America nearly became NEW FRANCE: Verrazzano, Cartier, Champlain, Fort Ticonderoga, Vermont, Ethan Allen & Green Mountain Boys - American Minute with Bill Federer

Verrazzano claimed the land for France, naming it "Francesca," or as it was on his brother's map, Nova Gallia (New France).
Being the first documented European to explore North America, he is memorialized by:
  • the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn;

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