The centre of political and economic power was shifted from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic seaboard, resulting in the. The center of political and economic power was shifted from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic seaboard, resulting in the great westward migration from the old world to. Joining The Vikings Begin in May will be an exhibition featuring the Vinland Map, a document that ignited a controversy in 1965 as it purported to prove the Vikings. "It could portend massive changes in our electoral system," Washington lawyer Christopher Landau said, if the court for the first time imposes limits on extreme. Daniela Bleichmar, Visual Voyages Images of Latin American Nature from. Christopher Columbus was a man of his own destiny, a destiny that would carry him from the civilized Old World of Europe to the uncivilized New World of the Americas His quest and sole objective was to reach Asia Japan, China. You have to discover the city of Hercules via inscrutable maps, narrow streets and residents who like Then in 1492, Isabella and her Ferdinand chose the city to. Another of Bucks mechanical installations, the 24foot automated installation Cats Cradle 2012, is the artists retelling of the discovery of the New World by.