It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood. — James Madison

Alvise Cadamosto

1432–1488
Civilization: Hispanic — Portugal
   Field of Renown:  explorer — Africa
Era:  Exploration

Early Portuguese explorer under Prince Henry the Navigator, who discovered Cape Verde and Gambia river.

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Rediscovery of West Africa  in  The Land of the Golden Trade  by  John Lang
Famous Voyage  in  The Discovery of New Worlds  by  M. B. Synge