Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of
the Republic ..... Columbus's refusal to accept that the lands he had visited and
claimed for Spain were not pa...
On this day in History, Columbus lands in South America on Aug 01, 1498. ...
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets foot on the American mainland ...
North America sits on the globe (they did not yet know that the Pacific Ocean
On October 12, the expedition reached land, probably Watling Island in the ...
great scope of what he did achieve: He had discovered for Europe the New
World, ... Recovered letter of Christopher Columbus on the discovery of America
Oct 14, 2013 ... So you think that Christopher Columbus discovered America in the Niña ...
viceroy and governor of the Caribbean islands on which he did land.
Columbus headed off disaster by promising his crew that if land was not sighted
in ... bore them, and so do the women, although I did not see more than one girl.
There is some debate as to the actual location of his landing, although he named
the place "San Salvador," meaning "blessed Savior." Best evidence is that he ...
Christopher Columbus Saw Land! October 12, 1492. Early in the morning on
October 12, 1492, a sailor looked out to the horizon from the bow of his sailing
Oct 11, 2011 ... Much of what we say about Christopher Columbus is wrong; to celebrate
Columbus ... If he did, he was about 2,000 years too late. ... the Earth on the
moon and the curvature of the Earth known by all sailors approaching land.
In 1492, the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, sailing for King Ferdinand II
and Queen Isabella of Spain, left Palos, Spain, with three ships and approxima.
Oct 8, 2007 ... Columbus gets the credit for being the first to land on these shores. ... Did you
believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that ...