Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money provided by Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille, Columbus sailed west i...
May 20, 1506
In his 1492 transatlantic maritime expedition, Christopher Columbus became the
... Over four voyages to the Americas between 1492 and 1502, Columbus set ...
Voyages to the New World First Expedition On Aug. 3, 1492, Columbus sailed
from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa María,
May 15, 2015 ... Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal ...
Columbus made his transatlantic voyages under the sponsorship of ...
As he had found little gold or precious commodities for which to trade, he had been counting on selling native slaves to make his voyages
lucrative. The settlers complained bitterly, and Columbus
had to hang a few of them in order to stabilize the situation. Although ... More »
Christopher Columbus may have been looking for a new trade route to Asia
when he set out in 1492, but he discovered something far more important.
Explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in the Republic
of Genoa, Italy. His first voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in 1476 nearly cost him ...
Columbus's journal of his first voyage to America has been lost. However, we do
have an accurate abstract of the journal written by Bartolome de las Casas in ...
Find out more about the history of Christopher Columbus, including videos,
interesting articles, pictures, historical ... Christopher Columbus: The First Voyage
Christopher Columbus's letter to Ferdinand and Isabella, 1493. (GLC01427) On
August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Spain to find an all-water route to Asia.