U.S Social Studies

By: Naiam Perez 1st Hour

Spain Vs Portugal

* Both countries were trying to find faster way to asia.


* Portugal sailed east and Vasca De Gama was first make it to asia.

* Spain wanted ti go west hired on Italian Sailor named Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

* Paid By Spain

* Landed in Bahamas in 1492 thought he was in India.

* Boats- Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria

Columbia Exchange

* Movement plants animals and disease between the eastern and western hemispheres.

* Began to Indians as slaves

* Historians believe that disease brought over killed an estimated 20 million Indians in the first century.

Ponce De Leon

*First Spaniard in North America (Florida)

*Looking for gold and the fountain of youth.

* Killed By Indians