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Christopher Columbus

Biography of the behavior of when Christopher was alive.

While Christopher Columbus may have sailed the ocean blue in fourteen-hundred-ninety-two and then received a national holiday for there's been on going debate over whether or not the holiday is worth celebrating in our social lives.


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Christopher Columbus History's Greatest Explorer : Documentary on Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus - Mini Biography


Time Line

  • 1492 -the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María, reached land.
  • 1493-Columbus return to Hispaniola . Europeans had already developed a pattern for colonization.
  • 1494- Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas
  • 1519-Hernándo Cortés learned of the vast and wealthy Aztec empire in the region’s interior.
  • 1520- the Aztec rebelled against the Spaniards’ intrusion.
  • 1521-the Spanish and their native allies overran an Aztec force that had been greatly reduced by smallpox and measles. After several months of fighting, the invaders sacked and burned Tenochtitlán, and the Aztec surrendered.


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