Where did Christopher columbous set out to go?
He was set for India - he arrived in the west INDIES, and named them that. He threatened to cut his men's tongues out if they didn't arrive in India.
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Christopher Columbus set sail in 1492 A.D. There really isn't recorded history from 1492 B.C.
There wasn't schools when Christopher was alive. So the answer is no he went to prince henry school he died in 1506
Christopher Columbus wanted to go to India for riches and supplies. He asked King Ferdidnan and Queen Isabella if he could make his voyage to India because he thought the Earth was round. They agreed and supplied him with his goods. The People of Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe didn't know about… the Americas so when he discovered them he thiought he was in India because the Native Americans had darker skin like Indian people and that is why he called them Indians. ( Full Answer )
Christopher Columbus first sailed to the Americas in the early1490s, arriving in the Caribbean Sea in 1492 and setting foot onvarious islands in the Bahamas chain, Cuba, and other islands.Three other voyages followed before his death in 1506, during whichhe 'discovered' still more lands in what is n…ow known as Centraland South America. ( Full Answer )
The explorer Christopher Columbus was born in October of either1450 or 1451. He passed away in May of 1506.
Christopher Columbus (an Italian Jew) could have been responding to Queen Isabella's proposed expulsion of all Jews from Spain.
Christopher Columbus never went to north America, only south America. The guy who went to Florida was looking for the fountain of youth, his name was Juan Ponce de Leon.
Columbus landed on an island called Hispaniola. He never got to North America nor knew it was there. He thought he landed in India so called the natives "Indians." He made 3 more trips all in the area of the Bahamas and on his last trip he was shipped wrecked with his son for nearly 3 years before t…hey were rescued. He was a mean greedy man who failed at what he set out to do. ( Full Answer )
The thinking of the time was that there could be a water route to Asia so various people, including Columbus, began to look for a way to get to Asia to bring back trade goods. Columbus was also after riches and fame. He never did get to Asia and only found an island called Hispaniola with no gold an…d a few natives. He thought he landed in India and never knew about North America 90 miles away. ( Full Answer )
Although Columbus was Italian he sailed for Spain, he set sail to find spices in the far east and found the Dominican Republic instead he never did set foot on USA soil
Christopher Columbus first set sail for Asia on August 3, 1492.Columbus was looking for a route to Asia that was completely bywater.
nobody realy knows where sholes went to school but there are records that he did
he was going to India to find the northwest passage between India and China (known then as Cathay)
Christopher Columbus was looking for a way to the Far East, Japan, India etc. He thought the world was much smaller than it is.
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.
My opinion is that Christopher Columbus really didn't go to Asia. Amerigo Vespucci found out. (Also John Cabot lied)
Hi, He was born in Calverton, a village on the outskirts of Nottingham and went to Sir John Sherbrooke Junior School in the same village before going to the nearby high school called Seeley High.
he went on expeditions to search for a Northwest Passage (all water route through or arround North America)
Columbus never went to Canada. He never set foot on the Mainland of North America, he was only in the Caribbean Islands.
Columbus and others were looking for a water route to Asia so that trade could resume between Asia and Europe. Columbus wanted gold and fame as well.
Christoforo Columbo was an Italian sea captain whose exploratory voyages resulted in the discovery of the West Indies by Europeans.
he passed the countries china, japan and also he founded America north and south america. by katriana smith
Christopher Columbus had the objective of finding India but instead he found an island and returned back to Spain. He DID NOT DISCOVER AMERICA .
Christopher Columbus was a well-known explorer. He is known lookingfor India, but he found what is known as the Americas.
Columbus mistreated his men and the native Americans. he murdered mative men and reped and burned the women and children. he then paraided the dismembered bodies through the towns. oth him and his brother were arrested and shipped back to loose their titles and prestige.
In 1492 Columbus sailed the Ocean blue, on his ships the Nina, Pinta and the Santa Maria
Columbus is a phony because he got credit for what Amerigo Vespucci discovered. Christopher actually only found the Bahamas. Amerigo Vespucci really discovered America. I don't know why we celebrate Columbus Day he didn't even find anything! I personally don't celebrate the holiday. I'd rather celeb…rate Amerigo Day than Columbus Day any day! To find out more information about Amerigo Vespucci, or Christopher Columbus, send a message to my wikianswers username: allisonwilinski !!!!! ( Full Answer )
christopher Columbus was going to china but he ended up in Asia he was about 4 years old
Columbus set out to discover a route westward from Europe to China and the Indies
Christopher Columbus decided to go sail because he wanted to go discover the New World and also to beacme rich and famous. (=
if Columbus never sailed most of us would never be alive because our parents families come from different places and would probably not have met... and some people, when they sailed to America even had babies with the Indians which would also mean that even more of us wouldn't be alive.
No. He and the other Europeans all ready knew about Asia. That is why he wanted to find a water route to Asia. People had been going over land to India and China for 200 years to bring back goods, but this took a long time and was very dangerous. Marco Polo and his father took 4 years to get to Chin…a in 1278, so finding a water route to China/India would pay off for the person who did it and the people who paid for the trip. This is the whole reason why they wanted to find one so they could get rich. ( Full Answer )
Born: 1451 . Birthplace: Genoa, Italy . Died: 20 May 1506 . Best Known As: The explorer who opened the door to the Americas . Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/christopher-columbus#ixzz1HSjNhQc5 2. If you don't believe me or the link look any where book, more websites, etc. … Hope that helped even a little FireStar10-Anyone ( Full Answer )
America of course! He thought it was India, since he was trying to find a trade route to India which would be quickest! :P
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.
To prove the earth is round and that he can go around to get to India. But he ended up in America. You can remember this by Native Americans were called Indians because Christopher Columbus thought he was in India so he called the Indians. Hope this helped!
Back in CC's time they people of Europe got their spices from Asia (i believe it was mostly India and china)
Columbus never made it to Venezuela. Amerigo Vespucci went there, but later lied about making it to North America.
According to TimesOnLine, yes he will be in February 2012. He was married in November 2010.
No he set foot in the philipines and did not discover America. He thought he found India when he was in the Philipines because of their bizarre culture
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Columbus was alive in 1492 and this is 2011. Do the math. It would be impossible for him to be alive. He was born in 1451 and died in 1506. He has been reburied 3 times and is now in a Seville, Spain cathedral. Think.
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Yes he had 90 people on board maybe more cause you know that there were 3 ships known as the (Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria
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Ferdinand and Isabella, whose marriage a short time before united the kingdoms of Castille and Aragon to form modern Spain.
He wanted to find an all-water route to Asia by sailing west. He was right that one might reach Asia by sailing west but he did not know that the continents of North and South America lay between Europe and Asia. What he accomplished was of far greater significance in the long run.
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Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), Italian explorer. Based on flawed assumptions of geography, Columbus calculated that a westward route from Europe to Asia would be 3700 kilometres (as opposed to the true 19,600 kilometres). He secured the support of Queen Isabella I of Spain and in 1492 his ships a…rrived in the Bahamas, Hispaniola and Cuba. He had discovered the Americas, though he thought he had reached Asia. Over a further three voyages he explored the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Artwork from the tenth volume (second period of 1892) of the French popular science weekly 'La Science Illustree'. ( Full Answer )
Most of us aretaught that Columbus wanted to find a sea route to India by goingaround the world, rather than going down around Africa. Hiscalculations of the circumference of the earth told him that itshould be doable. On the other hand, I think he wanted to get offthe war with the Moors. The year t…hat he landed in America, thelast battle was held in Granada. ( Full Answer )