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Christopher columbus. By Shelby and grant. Columbus’s early life. Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in 1451. He was very young when his career started. Columbus was around the age of 16 or above. First voyage.

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christopher columbus

Christopher columbus

By Shelby and grant

columbus s early life
Columbus’s early life
  • Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in 1451.
  • He was very young when his career started.
  • Columbus was around the age of 16 or above.
first voyage
First voyage
  • On August 3,1492 Columbus, and his crew, and 3 ships named the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria set sail.
  • Covering about 150 miles a day, the trip was long.
  • On October 12, a crew member on the Pinta sighted one of the Bahama Islands.
  • When Columbus landed in Cuba, he first thought he found Japan.
to north america
To north america
  • On the mission to find North America, Columbus sailed for King Ferdinand the second and Queen Isabella of Spain.
  • The second trip was on September 25, 1493 to June 11, 1496.
  • He sailed with 17 ships and 1,200 to 1,500 men.
  • Columbus spotted and named the island of Dominica on November 3,1493.
third mission
Third mission
  • The third mission was May 30,1493.
  • Columbus sailed farther to Trinidad and Venezuela including the mouth of the Orinoco river.
columbus last years
Columbus last years
  • Columbus returned to Spain in 1504.
  • He died on May 20,1506.
  • Until death, he remained convinced he had reached Asia.
pictures from
Pictures from
  • En.Wikipedia.org
  • All about explorers.com
  • Clcharter.org
  • En.Wikipedia.org
  • www.learnnc.org
  • En.wikipedia.org
  • En.wikipedia.org
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