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Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator who sailed through the Atlantic Ocean and reached the American continent in 1492. He was not the first explorer to reach America but he established permanent contact between the Americans and the Europeans.
swords,and other things they made because they did not have much back then
Christropher Robin had two main obstacles on the way - one was that the clouds on the horizon often looked like islands and there was often floating thick reeds which would slow them down.
He would be very old, in fact he would be 559.(If you don't believe me, do this simple calculation 2010 - 1451 = ????)
Christropher Colombus , was on a conquest to find Japan and had actually gone westwards from Spain , and what he discovered was actually Cuba in the West Indies and he had thought that Cuba was the Indian name for Japan.
Columbus Day is celebrated in the United states in October. In  2014, Columbus Day will be on Monday, October 13th.
He found North America (which Spain didn't know about) and broughtback gold and stuff they didn't have in Spain.
He killed them, chopped off one of their hands when he didn't bring  gold to Columbus, and wrote in his diary they would make good  slaves. At first he wasn't sure they were human.
Well Christopher Colombus didn't sail in the two smallest ships. Those were his brothers who were sailing them. Christopher Colombus sailed in the SANTA MARIA...
Christopher Columbus landed on Guanahani Island, Bahamas, whichlocated southeast of Florida, on October 12, 1492. But actually hewas searching for India and believed he actually found it.
He didn't. This is a fable. The ancient Greeks knew it was round.
He wanted to sail the deep dark ocean to get to china or spain
700 islands are there in the archipelago of the Bahamas,cannot believe you out there did not know that.
It depends on how you mean the question.    If you are referring to the city of Columbus, NO, it is a city in  Ohio.    If you are referring to the explorer, YES, Christopher Columbus is  buried in the floor of the Seville Cathedral in southern Spain.
colubus came to America with three ships returning with 2 on another voyage
Yes, he kept a diary of his thoughts and travels. He wrote in Spanish and today these are located in Madrid. He wrote on Friday, Oct 12, 1492 " In order that they (the Tainos) might feel great amity towards us, because I knew they were a people to be delivered and converted to our holy Faith rather...
He was the first of the European invasion of North America and  brought old world disease to the New World. He wrote in his diary  that he thought the Native Americans would make good slaves.
He didn't because he never got to the continent. He was only in the  Bahamas.
Sailors. Astrolabe. Books. Pens. Pencils.
He attended Prince Henry's school of Navigation. He was from Spain ( not Italy) and was a cabin boy at about 12 years old.
She helped her mom take care of the house
he thought by sailing west he could get to Asia which was east of the map.
No changes. He did very little and wasn't where he thought he was.  The contributions of Columbus has been overly exaggerated. He was a  failure and a greedy mean man.
Christopher Columbus landed disputably in North America, some may say Central America. However, he still landed in the Americas and though he was in India; he named the Native Americans the name: Indians.
He called it San Slavador. Well, he was said to have claimed it, even though there were people already living there who had already named the island. So yeah, he called it San Salvador...
  The Santa Maria is located in Santiaguito, Guatamala
The Latinized spelling of the explorer's name is Columbus .In the original Genoese Italian, his name was Cristoforo Colombo.
He was searching for a shorter route to India so the cost of trade could be cut.
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
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No. He was only on the East Coast of the Americas.
he brought his pet monkey and his teddy bear
Christopher Columbus sailed to America in 1492.
he farted and his house blew up and thats why he is such a bad  person
Yes him and is expedition went on a sail to Asia and then prooved that Columbus was wrong and Vespucci was right. (my work here is done: A+) WOOT WOOT! (p.s i got an a on this answer so that means its right)
Christopher Columbus invaded the Americas in 1492. He is credited  with discovering America but this is false as Amerigo Vespucci  discovered the Americas.
He took ten men and women back to make them slaves.......
Christopher Columbus departed the Spanish coast on August 3 of 1942  for his famous voyage. After a stop at the Canary Islands, the ship  reached what is now the Bahamas on October 12.
He didn't make it to the Indies and only was at sea for 36 days when he landed on Hispaniola.
christopher columbus. names dont change across languages.
many years ago........ there was an argument that the world might be round but most people still thought it was round!! But now scientists believe that the world is round!
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Christopher Columbus first landed on an island in the Bahamas. He  called the island San Salvatore. He called the people Indians  because he thought he'd reached the West Indies.
Columbus never believed the earth was square, in fact, the myth was  that he believed the earth was flat. However, in truth, Columbus  did not believe the earth was flat. Ancient Greek mathematicians,  Pythagoras and Aristotle, proved the earth was spherical in shape  based on the shadow of the...
He discovered America
She Claimed to only 2 in her life
Round. Want proof? Find a picture of Earth from the moon. In 1969 a Earth Rise photo was taken showing the Earth in space.
Christopher Columbus was married to Filipa Perestello e Moniz from  1479 until her death in 1485. He never remarried, but had a  girlfriend named Beatriz Enriquez.
She was a great leader nd puplisher tht these tears she has b-days stands 4 birthdays in shortr
Christopher Columbus was a navigator.
Christopher Columbus discovered New Land for European Settlements.
money to support his voyage
I don't kow the answer. If an African sailor helped Columbus navigate the ship to America, do you know who he was?
No. It turns out that those are the ships that survived! All three ships made it to the New World on October 12, 1492. As for the rest of the voyage... "In November [1492], the Pinta disappeared in a strong wind. On December 25, 1492 (Christmas Day), the Santa Maria ran aground and was completely...
People that went exploring before Christopher Columbus were: Marco Pololate 13th centuryBartholomeu Dias1488Christopher Columbus1492
who sent christopher Columbus to the Bahamas
Because no one knows for sure when Christopher Columbus was born,  only that he was born between October 31 1450 and October 1451 so  he could be any astrological sign but is most likely born in the  (Chinese) year of the Goat.
he want it to accomplish the route to Asia but instead he found America
grammar like this makes me want to cry...should be... "How MANY ships DID Christopher Columbus have?"The NinaThe PintaThe Santa Maria have a good day ^^
One of christopher colombus's voyage was North America, The Caribbean and South America.
christopher Columbus   Columbus. if you don't know th      at, you need to pack up and go home. but where would you go hime?! your sadly homeless :-( suck my very large banana
Columbus named an island in the current Bahamas - San Salvador . The exact island is not known but one has been chosen and given that name. Columbus made 4 voyages in total. He landed on South and Central America on the last two. Columbus refused to believe that he did not find India which is...
yes he was he was only 15 when he saled
History has methods of distorting events and people. Columbus wasn't a noble figure that he is popularly thought of. He did some terrible acts. He also governed like a Tyrant.
He thought the distance to Asia was closer than it really was and  he thought he was near the continent of Asia
He came in the year of 1492.
Isabella wanted to control the spice trade and spices were rare, expensive and very popular in Europe. So whoever controlled the spice trade made a lot from it. She also wanted to expand Spain.
Yes, he claimed several islands in the Caribbean for Spain.
In the chapel dedicated to St. Anthony, we see the effigy of St.  Candida which also houses an urn with her relics.
He didn't find Ohio. He never set foot in what is now the USA.
no Columbus did not find out the world was round that was Galileo