View Full Version : What if the Vikings Had Stayed in North America?

Blod og Jord
Saturday, March 31st, 2018, 07:50 PM
In 1492, Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas. This event was to become the first foothold for a lasting presence of European settlers. It led to the eventual transformation of the population of the entire two continents. However, Columbus himself was preceded with 5 centuries by a small band of Norse Vikings. The intense hostility from the locals reportedly discouraged the Vikings from continuing their American adventure.c But what if the Vikings were not kicked out of North America? What would have happened to the Americas instead?

Some scenarios:


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Do you agree with the scenario(s)? What do you think would have happened and how would North Americans today look like in this alternate world?