When did Columbus embark on a voyage to discover a sea route to Asia?
I recall the old rythme..."..on 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue" so I will say 1492 is the answer.
Columbus Went on the Voyage to discover a new route to the East. And also Because he wanted to avoid the Turks who were asking for Taxes to go into the East. :D
Columbus wanted to discover a route westward from Europe to China and the Indies.
Columbus set out to discover a route westward from Europe to China and the Indies
Columbus took the western route. he did this because he thought it was quicker to find the east
A quicker route to India
To look for a water route to Asia.
Hoping to find a route to India
to find short route to asia
A water route to Asia.
Christopher Columbus failed to find an alternate route to Asia.
why did Columbus sail west on his first voyage.Find a shorter route to India.
A water route to Asia.
Water route to Asia
Christopher Columbus wished to establish and discover a shorter trade route to India. He was also hoping to discover new spices, silks, and gems.
Columbus did not discover anything in Europe. He left Europe and sailed westward, seeking a route to India, and ended up discovering American.
Columbus was the first in 1492.
They wanted to find an easier route to Asia.
He hoped to find an all water route to the west indies.
He was looking for a trade route to China and discovered the Americas by accident.
To discover a western route to India.
Columbus wanted to demonstrate a sea route to Asia but ended up exploring Cuba and Hispaniola.
To find a western trade route to the orient for faster trading to Europe.
He originally wanted to find an easier trade route to asia
He was trying to find a different route to India, and he ''found'' what is modern day America .
He went through the route of Asia and found lands for Spain
Queen Isabella chartered Columbus to find a route westward from Spain to China and the Indies.
Spanish nobles wanted Columbus' voyage to succeed because they wanted a new and quicker sea route to Asia, and they wanted to gain riches, such as gold and spices.
Christopher Columbus never found a sea route to Asia. His voyage there was blocked by the American continents, which it is credited with "finding," although he did not realize it at the time.
to find the route to india which ended up being the bahamas region
He was hoping to open a profitable trade route to the far east; and make himself rich.
Captain cook and his crew were able to discover an alternate route to asia that was not previously know. It was a guicker route.
Christopher Columbus- Columpoop titisbus was born October 31st, 1451, in Genoa Italy. He was exploring for a shorter route to Asia to trade riches. For his famous voyage in 1492, when he "discovered" America while he was looking for a way to sail to Asia. His life highlights were basically that he founded America and was known and became famous to Discover America. People say that Columbus did not discover America because the Native Americans… Read More
The monarchs of Spain funded Columbus voyage across the Atlantic in 1492. Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand financed his attempt to find a western ocean route to China, India, and East Asia. However, Columbus landed in Hispaniola.
he thought he found a shorter trade route and that would of made him really famous ...... i think
Columbus first began his voyage in 1492 looking for a faster route to Asia and then after his 3rd attempt he stumbled upon America in 1498
On his voyage, he was tasked with discovery of India, by sailing west, which was postulated to be a shorter distance than sailing east around Africa. When arriving in the what is now that Bahamas, he called the inidigenous people Indians, and then subjugated them. Although he didn't discover the route to India, by sailing west, from Spain, he did discover new land.
Christopher Columbus set sail on August 3rd 1492 on a voyage around the globe with the intention of landing on the shores of India. The objective was to discover a new trade route that would make imports less expensive and exports more profitable. Instead, he found an island in The Bahamas and called it San Salvador.
Columbus did NOT discover America, but an island of Hispaniola and discovered the Bahamas. This only happened because he was blown off course. During his first voyage he ran a ship aground, left 39 men to start a colony that were killed by the natives. He came home with no riches to the crown, a few native trinkets, and no route to India.
How were Europeans able to become leaders in world trade and extend their influences across the Atlantic?
Christopher Columbus voyage for a sea route to Asia
Which explorer set sail in 1492 to discover a new sea route to Asia and was funded by Queen Isabella of Spain?
Columbus had worked for the Portuguese for many years however king john II refused to fund Columbus' voyage because?
he believed the route to Asia lie only to the east around Africa
Columbus was looking for a water route to India when he found a small island called Hispaniola. He had sailed for 32 days and though he was in India. What he found was a few natives with very little gold. It was the gold he really wanted and he ordered the natives to bring it to him. When they didn't he cut off their hands. He didNOT DISCOVER AMERICA AND NEVER KNEW IT WAS THERE.
The country Christopher colubus traveled to on his first voyage was North America to find a shorter route to Asia and find spices and great riches.
Christopher Columbus wanted to make a sea voyage because he wanted to find a new ocean route to the Indes, to be famous and to spread Christianity to new people. He also wanted to be famous and earn riches for himself and for Spain.
What was Christopher Columbus supposed to look for on his famous voyage when he ended up discovering the New World?
Christopher Columbus was supposed to look for a shorter route to India. But instead, he ended up discovering the New World.
Contrary to popular belief, Columbus was not looking for a new world or trying to prove that the world was round. Scholars already knew the world was a sphere and a new world was only dreamt of. The purpose of his voyage was to map out a new, elusive sea trade route to Asia. King Ferdinand V and Queen Isabella I were the rulers of Spain at the time and finally agreed to finance Columbus'… Read More
he found a new trading route and riches and many spices plus new people and animals not know to Spain at the time
Colombus wanted to find a route to Asia and the Far East where there was rich trading and he was supported by Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. The purpose of his first voyage was find a shorter route to Asia, particularly India. Instead of finding Asia, he found the New World.