Christopher Columbus


The Basics About Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was born in Italy in 1451 and died in 1506. He sailed for spain and explored the Bahamas,Cuba,Hispaniola,Carribean/South America. He explored these places between 1492-1504.

Begininng journey

Christopher Columbus sailed for spain. he went west to find a faster trade route to Asia. He was sent on his trip byQueen Isabella and King Ferdinand. He intended to go west.
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where did he end up on one voyage

Christopher Columbus ended up in the Bahamas. The Native Americans were already there. The tribe was called the arawaks. They were not there very long before Christopher Columbus. The arawaks had a community and a goverment. Christopher Columbus came in 1492 a little bit after the asrawaks. After Christopher Columbus came the population dropped from 1,000,000 to 0.

Native Americans pushed of their land

The lives of the native Americans changed for worse because the settlers came and claimedctheir land as their own.