Hero or Villain?
Christopher Columbus: A Quick Biography
He was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. He sailed for Spain during the rule of Ferdinand and Isabella. He set sail in 1492, shortly after the Reconquista of Spain was completed.
Columbus sailed from Spain multiple times to the "New World"
Christopher Columbus was actually Italian, but he sailed for Spain.
Columbus' 3 ships were the Nina, Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
Fun Facts About Columbus
10 Things You Didn't Know About Columbus
- Columbus didn't set out to prove the world was round-the ancient Greeks had already figured that out!
Sailing to China
Wednesday, Aug. 3rd 1492 at 6am
On my way to China. I think I found a better route!