Timeline: Christopher Columbus
Columbus is born in Genoa, the son of a prosperous wool merchant and weaver.
Columbus swims ashore after his ship is sunk in a battle with pirates off Portugal.
As a master mariner, Columbus makes merchant voyages as far as Iceland and Guinea.
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of
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When Columbus made landfall in the Caribbean, he believed it to be Asia--his
Nov 16, 2016 ... Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus is remembered for his 1492 discovery of
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Christopher Columbus Discovers America, 1492," EyeWitness to History, ...
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How did his voyages change the course of world history?
Oct 5, 2012 ... Christopher Columbus was an intrepid, driven ocean explorer who found the
Americas while looking for an ocean route to Asia; his discovery is ...
The role of Christopher Columbus in the history of the United States of America.