Claws out over claim China discovered America (Reuters)


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A journalist looks at a map which is said to be an 18th century copy of the 1418 original, showing both North and South America in unusual detail, during a news conference in Beijing January 16, 2006. REUTERS/Jason LeeReuters - The Chinese are said to have discovered gunpowder, paper and the compass, but it may be too early to claim they discovered America.




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