Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 to might 20, 1506) to be an Italian explorer and also navigator. In 1492, that sailed throughout the Atlantic from Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña pearls alongside, hoping to uncover a new route come India. In between 1492 and 1504, that made a full of 4 voyages to the Caribbean and also South America and also has been credited for opening up the Americas to europe colonization.

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When was He Born and also Where was He From?

Christopher Columbus to be born in 1451 in the Republic the Genoa, or what is currently Italy. In his 20s he relocated to Lisbon, Portugal, and later resettled in Spain, which continued to be his residence base because that the term of his life. Check out more

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Avoid sailing with Christopher Columbus!

Summary: An insight into the age of sea exploration and the conference of cultures in the brand-new World. The book serves together an advent to the life that Christopher Columbus, consisting of his battles to finance his journeys, his sometimes infamous behaviour and his last lonely days.


Christopher Columbus

On an exploration to uncover a new trade course to the Far east for Spain, Christopher Columbus landing in a new World. Young readers will reap this sensitively written brand-new book around Columbus" well known journey and the outcomes of his interaction with the native people. Full-color maps and illustrations and also clear text assist explain what life was choose for explorers in ~ sea in the 1400s. Likewise featured is one easy-to-follow recipe that the crew on an explorer"s ship would have actually eaten.


Explore v Christopher Columbus

This engaging publication follows the travel of Italian traveler Christopher Columbus. Historic information and high-interest fact boxes room presented in an entertaining tabloid style as Columbus navigates his method to the new World.

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