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Read the text bellow aand put the words in brackets in the correct form.

Who really discovered America?


Everybody knows that Christopher Columbus discovered America. However, America (1)_____ (NAME) after Amerigo Vespucci who explored the eastern coast of South America. Was he really the first to reach the continent? The great Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdal (2)______ (THINK) it wasn't true. He believed that ancient people were able to build boats that (3)______ (CAN) cross oceans. To test his ideas, Heyerdal decided to build a copy of the reed boats, which (4)______ (PICTURE) in ancient Egyptian paintings and sail across the Atlantic.

On May 25, 1969 the boat called Ra left a port in Morocco and headed across the (5)_____ (WIDE) part of the Atlantic.Before reaching Barbados, Ra (6)______ (BREAK) but all the members of the expedition survived and wanted to try again. So, on May 17, 1970 Ra II successfully crossed the Atlantic, (7)______ (PROVE) that ancient civilizations had enough skill to reach America long before Columbus.






1 – was named / is named

2 - thought

3 - could

4 – were pictured

5 – widest

6 – had broken

7 – proving

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