Monday, August 2, 2010

Christopher Columbus

In the 1400’s Christopher Columbus sailed west to get to India .Columbus asked the King of Spain for money and a boat to travel around the world to India.He called the people in the west Indian because he thought he reached India but he hadn’t in fact he reached south America. Christopher Columbus wasn't the first person to discover south America.He was the only man to sail the Atlantic ocean to south America and return back to Europe. Now Europeans knew that there are two continent North south America. It wasn't till the 1700's that the Europeans discovered the Pacific ocean.

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