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Why a 16th Century German Map is 'America's Birth Certificate'


Why a 16th Century German Map is 'America's Birth Certificate'
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This year on the 4th of July, America celebrates 240 years of independence. But the name 'America' is centuries older -- and was first coined on an early 16th century map to label the new lands. VOA Khmer's Men Kimseng narrates.

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