What was the name of the Christopher Columbuss smallest ship?
Santa Maria was the smallest of the three ships.
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Was Christopher columbuss child Magellan the explorer?
Christopher Columbus's child Magellan was not the real explorer he was just the good son of an explorer. ...
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Looking only for spice who discovered a bonanza of forests rivers animals and minerals instead?
Christopher Columbuss found America while he was trying to find a quicker route to Asia. ...
What was Columbuss purpose in sending the Taino to Spain?
to teach them about corn and to kill the and take their gold and weath and to make them slaves ...
Did the king and queen of Spain finance columbuss trip?
The king and gueen did finance Colubus's trip, because they wanted gold and he was the one who was trying to find it. So, the least they can do is cover the trip. ...
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How might the pressures of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella have influenced columbuss trreatment to the taino?
Columbus was pressured to work harder than needed to get information about American, so he treated the Taino people a little harshly because he did not want to disappoint the king and queen. ...
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What country financed Columbuss first voyage across the Atlantic in 1492?
Spain. Columbus had first asked Portugal, but their geographers were better than Columbus and they had quickly calculated that Columbus estimated the circumference of the Earth at 1/3rd of its real size and that he never would find India and China where he thought it was. ...
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What was the purpose of columbuss first journey to the new world?
Columbus was actually searching for a direct route to India. The real reason that he had difficulty getting funding was not that people thought the Earth was flat ... it was that most people thought the Earth was about the size it actually is, and that any expedition sailing west would run out of food and fresh water long before it could reach India or China. Columbus thought it was much smaller. As it turns out he was wrong, but he...