Asked in History of Europe, Christopher Columbus
Where was the first stop on Columbus voyage?
Columbus had only one stop in the 32 days he was at sea. He landed on an island called Hispaniola and then went back to Spain. This is was NOT a major voyage compared to others and he made no major discoveries. Christopher Columbus made his first stop on his voyage at the Canary Islands. Columbus sailed for the first time in August of 1492 and reached the Caribbean in October of 1492. He stopped at the Canary Islands on the voyage...
What lands did christopher Columbus reach in his four voyages?
Columbus reached all the major islands of the caribbean and Honduras in central America which he called the Indies ...
What are some of Christopher Columbus major accomplishments?
a couple of his major accomplishments are HE FOUND AMERICA! and he discovered the world was round not flat no and actually he was not the first to discover America Amerigo Vespucci did!! :) ...
Asked in History of the United States
The first major migration of people to the new world?
The first major migration of people to the new world is credited to Christopher Columbus. There were major migrations before Christopher Columbus. The Paleo-Indians were the first to make America their home. The Native Americans were not all related. The Native Americans were previously thought to all be related. DNA testing has proven that the Native Americans were two different groups of people who entered the land at the same time but independently from each other about 15,000 years before Columbus. ...
What was Christopher Columbus major accomplishment of his voyage?
to trade spices i think ? have another answer? please try to answer because i really need an answer .HELP ME Well, no actually. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Cuba
What is a major event that happened in Cuba in 1492?
Christopher Columbus set foot on it, Cuba was second big Island of western hemisphere to be discovered by Columbus's expedition. ...
Asked in Marco Polo
Which historical period did Marco polos travels inspire?
Marco Polo's travels were a major inspiration to adventurers which ushered in the Age of Exploration. Christopher Columbus was one such inspired explorer. ...
What major achievement has been attributed to christopher Columbus exploration?
He is believed to have discovered America but he only started the Columbian trade between Europe and the Americas - including trading slaves ...
Asked in Mathematicians, René Descartes
What are three major discoveries made by Rene Descartes?
One of the most important discoveries for modern mathematics made by Rene Descartes was the Cartesian coordinate system. Two other major discoveries are the law of reflection and parts of the law of conservation of energy. ...
What did Christopher Columbus achieve?
He opened the New World to colonization by Europe. Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas in 1492 while trying to find a faster route to India. Hence, for years, the Americas were called the Indies, and Native Americans are sometimes referred to as Indians. The greatest achievement of Christopher Columbus came by accident. In 1492, he was commissioned by the Spanish Crown to find a better way to East Asia. Instead his fleet of three ships encountered the Western Hemisphere. The New World would...
Why did Christopher Columbus want to sail the Atlantic Ocean?
He thought sailing the Atlantic ocean would bring him faster to India, and eventually make him famous for discovering a new route that leads to Asia. Remember Christopher Columbus set out to find India because they had good spices and good trading material. There was one major problem, the Atlantic led to the Americas not to India. When Christopher finally reached land he though he was in India, but he was actually in North America. Since he still thought he was in...
Who where the Big Three European countries to claim land in Americas after Columbus discovered the New World.?
Major powers in Europe at the time of the voyages of Christopher Columbus were England, Spain and France. As an aside, the Dutch also made early settlements.Spain had a head start of England and France. Eventually all three had major stakes in the New World. ...
How do scientist believe syphilis originated?
scientists believed syphilis originated in the new world and was brought by Christopher Columbus' crew. they believed that his crew started the major outbreak of syphilis which began in europe ...
Asked in Birds
When did the Blue Jays begin play in Major League Baseball?
1492 The Blue Jays are the oldest team in MLB history. They were playing before Christopher Columbus even explored the United States. ...