Did Christopher Columbus find the US?
No, Christopher Columbus (Real name: Cristobal Colón or Colom) died (1506) without the knowledge that North America existed. The spanish did not discover North America until 1513 when Ponce De Leon arrived in what is today ST. Augustine in Florida. Columbus made four voyages to the "New World" and in his last in 1502, disembarked in the south coast of Central America. That all he saw of the mainland, in all his voyages he spent the time discovering the Antilles (Caribbean) specially in the island of Hispaniola what is today the Dominican Republic, where his family setup down.