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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.


Columbus

end

  • 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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