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columbus. By R agen and B lake. beginning. Christopher Columbus was born in Italy in 1451. He was the son of a weaver and had not much schooling. In about 1476, Columbus settled in Portugal, Spain. later.

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columbus

columbus

By Ragen and Blake

beginning
beginning
  • Christopher Columbus was born in Italy in 1451.
  • He was the son of a weaver and had not much schooling.
  • In about 1476, Columbus settled in Portugal, Spain.
later
later
  • In the 1480’s, Columbus started planning a voyage to find out a sea route to Asia.
  • The Portuguese king refused to give money for Columbus’ voyage.
christopher s first voyage
Christopher’s first voyage
  • The ships set sail in August 3,1492. Christopher Columbus reached the Bahamas on October 12.
  • Christopher reached Cuba on October 29. On December 6, he reached the island Hispaniola.
later voyages
Later voyages
  • Isabella and Ferdinand were pleased with Christopher and his discoveries. Soon they sent Columbus back on a second trip.
  • On Christopher’s second voyage, he had 17 ships and about 1,300 men, and it was from 1493 to 1496.
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  • Columbus opened the world to the Americas to his fellow Europeans.
  • In 1476 Christopher Columbus settled in Portugal.
  • Columbus was in Spain in November 1504.
  • Christopher died in May 1506.
  • When he died, he was still convinced that he made it to Asia.
credits
credits
  • www.enchuntedlearning.com
  • www.nndb.com
  • www.elvivics.com
  • www.examiner.com
  • Ranicaverzosa.50webs.com
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