Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus

Some say that Christopher Columbus was very cruel, but it is unsure.
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Christopher Columbus

Went on 4 voyages to find a sea route from Europe to Asia. On his voyages he did not find a route from Europe to Asia, instead he stumbled across the Americas. He sailed for Spain

Wednesday, Aug. 3rd 1492 at 12am

Palos, Spain

First voyage, sailed with three small ships, the Santa María, commanded by Columbus himself, the Pinta under Martín Pinzón, and the Niña under Vicente Yáñez Pinzó. Second voyage, September of 1493, Christopher sailed back to the Americas, where he found the Hispaniola settlement distroyed. His third voyage was in 1498, he went back to the Americas. His fourth and final voyage was from 1502-1504