We Discovered It, We Named It, We Built It

Feb 17, 2019 509

BY: Basil M. Russo

This catchy slogan we’ve seen printed on t-shirts sold at Italian American church festivals says an awful lot about our Italian American history in 9 simple words. Let’s take a closer look at the Italians and Italian Americans who discovered it, named it, and built it.

We Discovered It. Although some question whether Columbus actually discovered America, no one can dispute the fact that his epic voyage forever changed the course of world history. By connecting the Old World with the New World, Columbus began the process of over 525 years of worldwide immigration to America by people seeking a better life for their families.

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SOURCE: https://www.orderisda.org/

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