Where Did christoper Columbus explore?
He mainly explored the Bahamas and found Hispaniola He always thought he landed in India.He did not discover America. Never knew that North America existed.
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Christopher Columbus explored, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Colmbia,India, and Europe actually he did not explore India, he thought he had discovered it(which is why he called the native americains Indians) but the resti am unsure of He did explore the Bahama's and Puerto Rico on his 2nd Voyage,howev…er, on his first voyage, he landed in N. America, and thoughthe was in India, therefore calling the Native Peoples "Indians". ( Full Answer )
Christopher Columbus was exploring because he was a voyager and waslooking for a new route to the Far East. He also believed the worldwas smaller than it is.
Christopher Columbus died on May 20, 1506 at the age of 54, from a heart attack. He died in his home in Valladolid, Spain.. (see related questions)
No, Christopher Columbus was Italian. In his voyages to the Americas he did not sail for England or Italy, though. He sailed for Spain, therefore he was a Spanish explorer.
Christopher Columbus explored the Central and South Americancoasts. Between 1493 and 1496 he explored Cuba, Hispaniola, PuertoRico and Jamaica.
Christopher Columbus started his first exploration in 1492. Hissecond voyage was in 1493, his third in 1498, and his final journeyin 1502.
Christopher Columbus mainly explored the West Indies. This included Cuba and the Bahamas. He though he had achieved the wanted; a sea route to sell goods to Asia. Parts of what is today in the USA, were explored by mainly Spanish and French explorers, such as Magellan and Cartier.
Christopher Columbus made four journeys in his lifetime. The firstin 1492 to the Caribbean Islands. He then sailed in 1493 to takemen to the New World via the Caribbean Islands. He traveled againin 1498 to Cuba, but had to turn back due to a hurricane and landedin Venezuela. His last voyage was in 5…02 to Jamaica and CentralAmerica, getting stranded on Jamaica for 2 years. ( Full Answer )
spain but just because he sailed for spain does'nt mean he is from spain. (by the way he's italian):)
Christopher Columbus (1451 - May 20, 1506) was an Italian navigator, colonizer and explorer whose voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere.. Though not the first to reach the Americas from Afro-Eurasia - preceded s…ome five hundred years by Leif Ericson, and perhaps by others - Columbus initiated widespread contact between Europeans and indigenous Americans. With his several hapless attempts at establishing a settlement on the island of Hispaniola, he personally initiated the process of Spanish colonization which foreshadowed general European colonization of the "New World." (The term "pre-Columbian" is sometimes used to refer to the peoples and cultures of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus and his European successors.). His initial 1492 voyage came at a critical time of growing national imperialism and economic competition between developing nation states seeking wealth from the establishment of trade routes and colonies. In this sociopolitical climate, Columbus's far-fetched scheme won the attention of Queen Isabella of Spain.. Severely underestimating the circumference of the Earth, he hypothesized that a westward route from Iberia to the Indies would be shorter and more direct than the overland trade route through Arabia. If true, this would allow Spain entry into the lucrative spice trade - heretofore commanded by the Arabs and Italians. Following his plotted course, he instead landed within the Bahamas Archipelago at a locale he named San Salvador. Mistaking the North-American island for the East-Asian mainland, he referred to its inhabitants as "Indians".. Academic consensus is that Columbus was born in Genoa , though there are other theories . The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus Columbus. The name is rendered in modern Italian as Cristoforo Colombo, in Portuguese as CristÃ³vÃ£o Colombo (formerly Christovam Colom), and in Spanish as CristÃ³bal ColÃ³n. . The anniversary of Columbus' 1492 landing in the Americas (Columbus Day) is observed throughout the Americas and in Spain on October 12. ( Full Answer )
First Voyage 1492-93. Second Voyage 1493-96. Third Voyage 1498-1500. Fourth Voyage 1502-04. He was trying to go to India He was trying to get spices. He wnet the wrong way and (I don't know how he did it) reached North america. He then Asked the british they agreed. So that is how and what chris…topher colombus explore ( Full Answer )
Columbus explored for who ever could sponsor him. when he explored America Spain sponsored him,at first he tried the king of Portugal,England and France they all refused
his second and favorite sons name was Ferdinana also known as Fernando who lived 1488-1539. his second and favorite sons name was Ferdinand also known as Fernando who lived 1488-1539
One of them was his death called Veneral disease that ocured onbored from numerous starvations...................... -_- ^....^
He ultimately died of effects of venereal diseases that he acquired abroad, or from numerous different starvations.
He found the island of Hispaniola, brought back some trinkets, didn't find gold, and was considered a failure by the crown. His son had to sue the crown after his death for the things promised in his contract.
On his voyage to Spain to India he was willing to find India. They thought there was no north America so the tried to go to India by turning left. Instead they bumped to a unknown part of North America. They Called The people that lived there were called Indians because Columbus thought That were in… India. Columbus never knew for his whole life that he was in a unknown part of North America. Those People that Columbus Thought were Indians were actually first A Nations. He never knew for his whole life that those were first a nations. ( Full Answer )
Yes, Columbus was directed by the Queen of Spain to explore. The Santa Maria, Pinta, and the Nina were the Queen's ships.
Christopher Columbus was officially an Italian explorer for Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand. However, he was also accused of exploiting his position as governor and viceroy of the Indies and was arrested on behalf of governing tyrannically.
Christopher Columbus wanted to reach Asia, because of its large amounts of riches and valuable goods. Instead, he reached the West Indies, which included what is now known as Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, and so forth. Columbus refused to believe that he had landed anywhere but Asia, however.
Columbus only took 4 trips and never got further than Cuba, so he didn't find any mainland. Yet, he opened the door for others to go further and seek longer. He brought disease to the natives he met and when the New World met the Old World what had been was gone.
he explored the Americas and he went back to Spain and gave the queen his notes that was then published and he then brought a lot more people back to the Americas
i don't really know because someone needs to answer this!! so please i need this in less then 5 min for a home work because this is not helping lol
He was funded by the King and Queen of France to try to make his way to India to get spices but ended up discovering the Americas
Columbus' exploration of South America was limited. On his third voyage in 1498, from August 4 through August 12, he explored the Gulf of Paria which separates the island of Trinidad from Venezuela. He explored the mainland of South America, including the Orinco River.
His impact was very minor if he had any. In his life he was considered a failure. Not only didn't he find a water route to Asia, but he also did not bring home riches, gold, or spices. As far as the crown was concerned he didn't meet the demands of his contract with them. When he died he was broke, …sick, and was a disgrace. His son files a suit against the crown to try to claim some of the contract in his father's name after his death. ( Full Answer )
He was looking for asia. Unfortunately, he found the americas instead, by accident. Till the day he died, he still thought that he found asia (specifically india, hence the term Indians)
Christopher Columbus was an Italian employed by the king and queen of Spain. In those days a person did not have citizenship in a particular country in the same way they do today.
He believed, the world being round rather than flat, that if he sailed west he would find a short cut to reach the land of India and conduct trade with them there. Of course he found a new continent in between Europe and India.
He first became a sailor at age fourteen and during his sailing years saw many things that inspired him to be a sailor
Columbus had three ships that carried them to America. He himself was on the Santa Maria along with about 15 other crew members. All other about 40 members were divided onto the other two ships, the Pinta and the Nina.
Yes and no. Yes: He left on his first voyage to the "New World" in 1492 from Palos de la Frontera, a town located in southwestern Spain. And no: His intention was to sail to Asia, but instead he landed in the Bahamas archipelago, at a locale he named San Salvador. And, there were people alread…y living there that called their place Guanahani. America was not called America at the time, it was given that name after the Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, which was at a later date. So, technically, there was no America at the time Columbus 'discovered' it. In fact, he never set foot on American soil, not on North or South mainlands, anyway. And so the myth that Columbus discovered America is most likely false. He, instead, discovered the Caribbean Islands and Central America. It was the other explorers from other European countries that helped colonize the Americas in the years that followed. Plus: Columbus was not the first European explorer to reach the Americas. About five centuries earlier a Norse expedition led by Leif Ericson established the short-lived colony of Vinland in what is now Newfoundland, which is on the North American continent, proper. Also plus: The Bering land bridge is believed to have enabled human migration to the Americas from Asia about 20,000 years ago. So the people that Columbus encountered in 1492 had already 'discovered' it many thousands of years before he was even born. So, yes: Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain to America. But no: That is not the whole story. ( Full Answer )
Christopher Columbus was exploring because he was certain that he could find a shorter route to India. People of his time would normally sailed south all the way around the land masses of western Europe--past Africa--around the southernmost tip back up north-easterly to India as they believed the Ea…rth was flat. ( Full Answer )
Christopher Columbus sailed west from Spain because he waslooking for a direct route to India and the far east to shorten thedistance for trade with the east. He was unaware that twocontinents lay in his path.
His voyage during which he discovered America was sponsored and financed by Queen Isabella of Spain.
In 1497, Italian-born John Cabot sailed from England to North America, looking for a northern route to Asia. Accounts vary on where he landed; most likely it was the coast of Newfoundland, Labrador or Cape Breton.
Christopher Columbus discovered America (actually, not the mainland of America) but he did not know about it. He wanted to reach India, but he came upon the islands of the Carribean, that is why he named them West Indies (and the native people Indians). He thought that Cuba was China. Later he explo…red the coasts of Central America. ( Full Answer )
He got it because he would make money and he thought he would be a hero
Christopher Columbus NEVER set foot in India. He believed that he could sail the Atlantic Ocean to East Asia to find a trade route to India because trade through Turkey (Ottoman Empire) was difficult and expensive for western European countries. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain financed hi…s trip. However instead of landing in India he came ashore in "The New World," the American Continents. He mistakenly called the natives of the island he landed on "indians" because he assumed he was in Asia/Inda. ( Full Answer )
Like all the other explorers of the 16th century Columbus was searching for India and the "New World".
Columbus discovered the Caribbean islands. This resulted in moreexpeditions by himself and others who traveled further to discovermainland America. With those visits the sailors brought back exoticvegetables and fruit never seen in Europe or Asia before like thepotatoes, tomatoes, tobacco, rubber, b…eans, chocolate, maize andmore. ( Full Answer )
the 1490s. real year is 1492. remember it with this son: columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. He was looking for a route to India to help facilitate easier trading. He discovered America.
The trade routes from Europe east to China were difficult, dangerous, and costly. Columbus, knowing, as most educated Europeans did, that the world is round, wanted to open a route to China by sailing west. While trying to do that he landed in the Caribbean and began exploring what he thought were i…slands off the east coast of China. ( Full Answer )
He landed on one of the islands in the Bahamas and there was no country there for him to claim.
No. Hispanics are generally of a mixed decent from Spanishcolonists and Native Americans. Columbus was Italian, not Spanish.He was born in Europe and was of European descent. Although heexplored parts of the Caribbean, he never actually lived there.
Partially, originally he was trying to find a route to India where all of the very valuable spices were but he ended up discovering a whole new continent instead, which back then how much land a country had was very important.
No, although he did sail from Spain, on a Spanish mission. Columbus was Italian - well, Genovese, actually. Born in Genoa, in what is now Italy.
Historians today mostly agree that Columbus' successes and failuresmore or less even out. First of all, his calculations about thewestward route to the Indies were totally off the mark. Heestimated that the trip would be 2-3,000 miles, while in reality itwas some 30,000 miles. By rights, he and his …shipmates should haveperished from hunger and thirst long before they got anywhere. Columbus had been warned about this, too: when he first approachedKing John of Portugal as a sponsor, the king's cartographers toldhim that he was totally mistaken: the circumference of the Earthwas exactly known, as was the location of India and China on theplanet. But Columbus wouldn't listen. He discovered the Caribean islands totally by accident, and untilhis death remained firmly convinced that they were part of theIndian coastal area. When he was appointed Governor of the island of Hispaniola, he madea total mess of it. He and his brothers were feared for theircruelty, greed and corruption - so much that the Spanish Governmenthad him arrested for 'Tyranny" and transported back to Spain inchains. He was so generally detested by other magistrates in theCaribean that when he stranded on Jamaica during his fourth trip,it took a year before he was picked up from the island by theSpanish. In later journeys, Columbus mostly discovered other Caribeanislands. He did on one trip find the coast of central America andcalculated it to be the location of the Biblical Garden of Eden. ACreationist might say: "Well, who knows?" After four trips Columbus remained in Europe, spending much of hisenergies on ligitation against the Spanish Crown for a cut of theprofits from the American colonies that he claimed had beenpromised to him. He didn't win, however. ( Full Answer )
Purely by accident. He was looking for a westerly route to the FarEast. Because he had grossly miscalculated the distance to India bysailing westward (estimating it at one third of the real distance)he managed to persuade the Spanish Government to sponsor the trip. Columbus by the way never discover…ed mainland America. Hediscovered only a number of Caribbean islands and remained for therest of his life firmly convinced that these were situated close tothe coast of either India or China. ( Full Answer )