The Age of Exploration
By: Jessica Martinez
Christopher's second voyage to America
Columbus's Journey to America For the 3rd Time
Did You Know?
Did you know that on Christopher's first journey to America he was attacked by French privateers, and he had to swim to the shore of Lisbon, Portugal?
Did you know that he got married to Felipa Perestello, and they had a son named Diego in 1480?
Did you know that his wife later died, and Christopher Columbus re-married Beatriz Enrique and had a son in 1488?
Did you know that the Spanish monarchs agreed to Columbus's idea to sail across the Atlantic ocean because they wanted him to spread the Catholic religion?