Where did Christopher Columbus discover?
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Christopher Columbus (October 30, 1451? - 20 May 1506) was an explorer and trader who first crossed the Atlantic Ocean and reached the Americas in 1492, sailing under the flag of the Kingdom of Castile.
Answer The various islands and peoples of the Caribbean. Assorted new flora and fauna there. He probably did reach the mainland although there is some dispute on that question. Throughout his life, on all three of his voyages, he thought that he was somewhere on or near the coast of Asia. He never …realized he was on a previously unknown continent. ( Full Answer )
He didn't. The vikings sailed there almost 500 years earlier. He did not plan on finding land he was trying to reach the indies/India for money. And he found. Trying to go past the world in a different way that most people would not try. America was not found by Columbus. Columbus stumbled across th…e western hemisphere in 1492. America was founded by a group of gentlemen we refer to as the founding fathers. ( Full Answer )
It is not known for certain which of the islands Columbus landed onfirst. Some believe it was San Salvador (In the Bahamas) Otherbelieve it was Hispaniola, which is now shared by the DominicanRepublic and Haiti.
Christopher Columbus didn't even reach America. He found the west indies and thought it was India and that is why he called them the west indies. It was in fact the Vikings discovered the americas. They settled there for 10 years.
Christopher Columbus wished to establish and discover a shortertrade route to India. He was also hoping to discover new spices,silks, and gems.
He has discovered many, but this is one of the most important. . -. Christopher Columbus can be considered a hero for spreading so much christianity . After Christopher Columbus had come to the " New World" he establishes the first European colonies. Within these colonies he spreads teachings o…f Christianity. From America Christopher brings back spices and riches to Europe.also he brought back riches and goods to his mother country expanding their ecomony greatly. ( Full Answer )
NO, Christopher Columbus did not discover America he only actuly discvoerd the west indies and he thought it was India so no points to Italy. Then another Italian explorer thought he discoverd America but it was actuly Newfoundland so still no poits to Italy. Later after that the Spanish discoverd F…lorida but they thought it was a island so no points to Spain either. It is actuly England that discoverd main land America of the, Jamestown. ( Full Answer )
His initial discovery was land that we now know is part of the Bahamas. He called this land "San Salvador".
Columbus never did discover America. He found an island and never knew North America existed.
The land which was to one day become the nation of Canada has been possessed by native peoples before recorded history. The first outsider since then seems to be the Viking Lief Eriksson who landed upon the shores of what is now known as Baffin Island, Labrador and Newfoundland around the year 1000 …AD. The land that was to be Canada, however, was lost again until 1534 when Jacques Cartier of France discovered the St. Lawrence River and called the land around him "Canada", using an Indian word he picked up from the natives. ========== Christopher Columbus did not come anywhere near Canada. ( Full Answer )
No, Christopher Columbus did not discover Australia.. Willem Jansz/Janszoon was a Dutchman who was seeking new trade routes and trade associates. He became the first recorded European to step foot on Australia's shores on the western shore of Cape York Peninsula, on 26 February 1606. However, he be…lieved the Cape to be part of New Guinea, from whence he crossed the Arafura Sea.. In 1616, Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog sailed too far whilst trying out Henderik Brouwer's recently discovered route from the Cape of Good Hope to Batavia, via the Roaring Forties. Reaching the western coast of Australia, he landed at Cape Inscription on 25 October 1616. His is the first known record of a European visiting Western Australia's shores.. And, contrary to popular opinion, Captain Cook did not discover Australia. ( Full Answer )
Discover - to see, find, or become aware of (something) for the first time Columbus found a continent that a lot of people already knew about. Where's the discovery? Oh, does he get credit because they weren't European?
He wanted to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia,but he never did. Instead, he accidentally stumbled upon theAmericas.
He sailed to San Salvador which is now called the Bahamas. Back when Columbus was exploring, the Native Americans called San Salvador Guanahani.
Columbus did NOT discover America. He found an island he called Hispaniola and never knew that North America existed in 1492.
One important finding of Columbus was the West Indies,and also northern South America.He didn't discover Canada or the United States,as most believe.
he discovered Cuba in the Bahamas. people say that he discovered America but he didn't really.
Yes. Christopher Columbus did find the Bahamas. He also found Dominian Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Hispaniola and Jamaica.
Some people say that he did, some say that he didn't. In fact, he found some people in the west Indies who already had the sweet potato.
Some people say that he did, some say that he didn't. In fact, he found some people in the west Indies who already had the sweet potato..
Columbus is credited with making the European discovery of America, of which Canada is a part. So in a sense he can be said to have discovered Canada. However, Columbus never traveled anywhere near the lands that are now part of Canada, so he cannot be said to have "discovered" any specific part of …Canada. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
He discovered Hispaniola, San Salvador, Cuba, South America, The Bahamas and maybe some other places. That's why I asked this question any way so if you know some more places please improve my answer.
he discovered many foods such as chocolate and brought it back from America to us in England love your little miss greenx
Columbus wanted to demonstrate a sea route to Asia but ended upexploring Cuba and Hispaniola.
Columbus never landed any where on the North American continent. In the time of his explorations the United States did not exist and would not for another 290 years. He made 4 trips landing on South and Central America on the last two. He refused to believe that he did not find India. This is …why the continents are named after Amerigo Vespucci ( Full Answer )
Columbus did not discover America, but Balboa in 1513 leads a party across the Isthmus of Panama and was the first European to see the Pacific. In 1540 De Soto explores the southern tip of the US. John Cabot in 1497 landed in Newfoundland. All of these men and more actually landed and explored North… America. Columbus did not. ( Full Answer )
No. He never saw North America nor knew it existed. He found islands in the Bahamas on his 4 voyages.
No. He didn't get any where near it . It was Pedro de Alvarado with his brother Herman Cortes.
christopher columbus discovered dominica, a small island in the Bahamas called san salvador which he renamed guahanari
Columbus did NOT discover America, but with him in 1492 was Ponce de Leon who DID land on the tip of Florida a few years later. Columbus never knew that North America existed.
No, the Native Americans did. But for the European market, yes, Columbus received gifts of tobacco from the natives on his first trip in 1492, but it took a while before he appreciated its value.
Asia had been known to Europe for centuries by the time Columbus was born; it needed no discovery. Although he thought he had proved a route to Asia by sailing west from Europe, Columbus actually had discovered America. Columbus never went anywhere near to Asia.
Columbus is credited with making the European discovery of America, of which Columbia is a part. So in a sense he can be said to have discovered Columbia. However, Columbus never traveled to the lands that are now part of Columbia.
No, Christopher Columbus did not discovered the Philippnes. Ferdinand Magellan discovered the Philippnes in 1521.
America was discovered before colombus by some people as vikings in tenth and eleventh century. in 1492 :cristoph colobus landed exactly in 1492 in a small island in Bahamas than he sailed to the island of HISAPANIOLA (the domenican republic ),than he went to cuba thinking that he had discovered I…NDIA ,he called the native people INDIANS ,later he made three others voyages . ( Full Answer )
During his first voyage in 1492, he reached the New World insteadof arriving at Japan as he had intended, landing on an island inthe Bahamas archipelago that he named "San Salvador". Over thecourse of three more voyages, he visited the Greater and LesserAntilles, as well as the Caribbean coast of Ve…nezuela and CentralAmerica, claiming all of it for the Crown of Castile. ( Full Answer )
Columbus set out to discover a route westward from Europe to China and the Indies
Trinidad and Tobago was rediscovered by Christopher Columbus on July 31st 1948. He did not discover because there were people already living there, the Amerindians.
Christopher Columbus was trying to discover a new way to China, but instead of sailing to China he accidentially discovered South America. BUT... he was a failure because the Vikings discovered South America not Columbus, he lied to the King and Queen of Spain saying that he discovered a new route t…o China so he was arrested and killed. I hope i help you a little... Thanks! ( Full Answer )
Christopher Columbus did not discover America. America was visited by the vikings, Chinese and supposedly the Celts but these were only visitors considering the fact that America already had a population of Indians. Also .. im not going to change that because its true.... Well not necessarily, Chr…istopher Columbus did not discover america at all.He took native Americans and put them through harmful and crucial things.He burned them alive and killed the babies.He raped the women.He did not discover america.Native Americans did.They just didn't have a say in it.Christopher c. was horrible to natives and didn't really care. He held them through unusual punishments that no one should be put through.Christopher Columbus is a liar. He should not be celebrated. After everything he put natives through we shouldn't even have him in our history books.The pain and the misery that the natives went through.They didn't have any type of say about it. They were treated like slaves,treated like they were owned and i don't think anyone should be put through any of that. We should all have a day to celebrate the native Americans and to give them respect.Especially since they had to go through what they went through. Christopher Columbus Sailed The Ocean Blue In 1942? Think again,who should we thank ? ( Full Answer )
No one is quite sure if it was Christopher Columbus, or Hernan Cortes that introduced the tomato to Europe. All that can be safely said is that it was the Spanish that introduced the tomato.
He wasn't near Texas or in North America. He found an island in the Bahamas.
Christopher Columbus didn't discover any oceans, only a small island off the coast of the Americas.
Well, he heard from someone that he discovered gold at China, so he wanted to go to China nad get gold, but accidently he discovered America.
In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Just a little saying to help you remember the year in which Christopher Columbus set sail for the Caribbean
Christopher Columbus' voyages were financed by the Crown of Castile, which later became part of the Kingdom of Spain, and he sailed under the flag of that kingdom. So the lands he discovered, he discovered for Castile.
According to the Massachusetts General Hospital website, Christopher Columbus discovered the pineapple on the island of Guadeloupe, in the Caribbean, on 1493. Tis may not be right though.
From a European perspective, he "discovered" what are now called the West Indies, in the sense that Priestly "discovered" oxygen.