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Visconti Amerigo Vespucci Limited Edition Pen–Discover America’s History

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During the 15th century, the countries of Europe began to compete with each other on a global scale. It’s not like they hadn’t been competing before this particular century, it’s just that the insurgent competition over economic, military, philosophical, cultural and religious dominance over their neighbors was enough to make the Cold War look like the Lukewarm War, or the Room Temperature War. The powerhouses of England, Spain and France (Pre-Reformation France, anyway), Portugal and Italy were desperately trying to outpace one another, and all of the wealth that was being accumulated with the colonization of Africa only spurred their...

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