Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa,Italy in 1451. He grew up and became interested in sailing and boats and exploring the world.
When he was a teenager he left home to explore the world. In 1476 he moved to portugal a large seaport,He worked on making maps. Making maps gave Columbus the idea that could find a shortcut to Asia where gold and spices and other riches could be found.
He went to the king of Portugal to ask for money to buy ships and food for the voyage to Asia,but he said no,so he had to go to go ask Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand,they told him to wait 6 years so he did,when the 6 years was over they finally gave him the.