Christopher Columbus

The Great Explorer

Background

Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy. Where he studied mathematics and also Astronomy. Also where he worked at his fathers cheese stand starting at a young age. He had four siblings. Living in a middle-class family.

Achievements

Columbus had sailed across an unknown sea. Also he made 4 voyages across. He also had a major impact on discovering the New world

Impact on today

One the 400th anniversary of Columbus's arrival the U.S held a world fair to honer his arrival. With out Columbus we wouldn't have the way of life we have now. He impacted us because though he didn't discover America he's the one who went back to Europe and told them about it. We can see his impact on our world today he's most of the Reason we have America.

Interesting Facts

Project citation

Works Cited

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