What year did Columbus sail for the indies?
Christopher Columbus set sail in the year of 1492
He didn't sail to the indies, he sailed to what he thought was the indies.
the pinta was made in 1491.queen isabella gave the ship to columbus to sail to the west indies
The West Indies.
The enterprise of the indies was Columbus's plan to sail West and end Up East
To sail west instead of east.
he wanted to find a short want to the indies
Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He discovered the West Indies, although he thought he had reached India.
Yes, he thought he was sailing to island Asia (East Indies), and the islands around Hispaniola in the Caribbean became known as the West Indies.
1492 and he didn't discover Central America. He found an island called Hispaniola .
Both Columbus and Cabot figured out they could sail west to reach the Indies.
He was trying to reach the East Indies, which is now called Indonesia.
He was in search of a new route to the West Indies.
The Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria
Spain He set sail from Spain but sailed looking for the New Land. Instead he discovered the West Indies. Believing these islands were India, he named them the West Indies.
Columbus wanted to sail west around the world to reach the Indies.
1.pablos(from spain) 2.cadiz(on his second voyage)
There was no way around the land.
Columbus set sail to america in 1492
Yes. He did want to sail to them to have better Chavez of seeing what they were up against.
he wanted to find a quicker way to the indies (know as Asia )
Columbus sailed in 1492, generally taken as the late Middle Ages or early Renaissance. Actually, he didn't sail 'for America' since he had no idea that it was there - he was looking for a route to China and the East Indies.
At first, Christopher Columbus went to the rulers of Portugal and proposed finding a route to the East Indies. When they declined, he went to Spain's rulers King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. They did consent to sponsor his trip in 1492. Although he did not find a route to the East Indies, Columbus did find the New World when he landed on Hispaniola.
Because columbus was supposed to sail to the indies for spices but instead found the caribbean and thought they were "Indians"
Yes he did call native Americans "Indians". The reason is because he planned to sail west to the Indies but as he traveled west he found the U.S not the Indies
gold. Columbus was searching for a route to India. When he landed he mistakenly named the land the West Indies thinking he was in the Indian subcontinent of Asia.
He wanted to prove Columbus to be wrong. Columbus thought he found a shorter route to the indies but vespucci knew colubmbus had found a new world
IN 1492 HE DID.
what day did he sail on
In 1492, Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in hopes of reaching the East Indies. He did not reach the East Indies, but landed instead in the Bahamas archipelago.
Columbus made his first voyage in 1492. He was trying to find an all water rout to the west Indies.
Christopher Columbus sailed west in 1492.
In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
Colombus (sailing from Spain) expected to reach India when he made the voyage to America instead. Columbus thinking he made it to India, is why we still call the islands of the Caribbean the West Indies.
He technically sailed for the West Indies and China. What he didn't know was that the landmass that is now called the Americas were blocking the way.
He, sailed on the nina, pinta, and the santa maria. 3 small ships that he got from Queen Isabella.
Sorry to inform that Christopher Columbus did not sail around the World, only the Atlantic Ocean. That happened in 1492.
in the year of 1492 fourteen hundred nintytwo
Porugal, was the country that he intented to set sail to.
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As Columbus was sailing to America which he taught was the Indies, he saw fish jumping on their boat, dolphins, whales, ring-tail birds, sandpipers (which are birds), sea gulls, and crabs.
1492 (for his first voyage)
In the year of 1492.
in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
24/7 for several months/year(s)
Columbus WAS in the West Indies, so he never discovered that he was not. However, he believed for the rest of his life that he had reached the EAST Indies.
Christopher Columbus called the Bahamas the East Indies because he thought he reached the land east of India. He didn't know North and South America were even there. His original idea was that he was going to prove that the earth was round and sail around it. When he landed in the Bahamas, he thought that he was in the east, meaning east of India.
when Columbus set sail he was 14
South from Spain then west from the Canary Islands off the Atlantic coast of Africa, until he arrived at the West Indies and the Caribbean Sea. (see map link)
No. Columbus discovered the West Indies while trying to reach the East Indies, which the Europeans already knew existed.
He was born in 1451 so it was 1465 when he was 14.