Christopher Columbus

"The first guy to discover America".

His Background Imfortation

Christopher Columbus, was born on October 31, 1451. He had two kids with his wife, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo. He passed away, a few years after his voyage to the west (America) on May 10th, 1506, in Valladolid, Spain.

His Discoveries.

Christopher Columbus wanted to go the west to find rich gold and money. So he went to the queens, they gave him the financing to go set sail. He went on many voyages, to know how to sail. His first voyage was to The Atlantic Ocean in 1476. But he got arrested and sent back to Spain, by the Africans. Then, in 1492, he went to the Caribbeans. He was the first man, to discover america (New World).

Impact on the world today.

He impacted the world today by, discovering and finding the “New World”, Columbus started its European Colonization. This ended up making and creating the U.S.

It lead to democracy.