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  • 1451

    Birth of Christopher Columbus

    Birth of Christopher Columbus
    -Born In Genoa,Italy
    -Christopher Columbus was a master navigator and explorer.He went on four different voyages. along his life.
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  • 1476

    Columbus the Sailer

    Columbus the Sailer
    Young Christopher, the teenager,got a job in a merchant ship. When he was on his way to England,he and his crew were attacked by a group of french pirates. The merchant ship started sinking. Luckily,he was able to swim to the shore of Lisbon in Portugal while holding on to a piece of wood.
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  • 1479

    His Marriage

    His Marriage
    When Columbus was about 28 years old, he got married to Felipa Perestrella. She was part of a very wealthy family.
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  • Feb 23, 1479

    Birth of Diego

    Birth of Diego
    Birth of Columbus' eldest son, Diego Columbus
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  • 1487

    Birth of Ferdinand

    Birth of Ferdinand
    Birth of Columbus' second,last and youngest son, Ferdinand Columbus.
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  • 1492

    His First voyage

    His First voyage
    His first voyage is the best and most known of them all...Discovering America.What he didn't know is that he would make history and change the world.''He was in command of three ships: the Pinta, Niña, and the Santa María.'' His crew threatened mutiny and wanted to turn back because of how hard it was, so he promised to turn back in two days, which wasn't true according to his journal.
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  • 1492

    Discovering America

    Discovering America
    Christopher Columbus discovered America in his first voyage.Christopher was trying to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia, but he never did. Instead, he discovered America. This is very significant because now, America has a huge reputation and is one of the most successful places.
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  • Aug 3, 1492

    Finding an all-water route

    Finding an all-water route
    On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Spain to find an all-water route to Asia. That was his main goal for this expedition.
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  • Oct 12, 1492

    Landing on San Salvador

    Landing on San Salvador
    On October 12, Columbus landed on an island in the Bahamas. He called San Salvador; the natives called it Guanahani. "He met natives there that he called Indians because he was convinced that he had landed on islands off the coast of East Asia." He also visited Cuba and Hispaniola.
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  • 1493

    Returning Home

    Returning Home
    After discovering America, Columbus excited to return home to get his money.Only the Pinta and the Nina were able to return to Spain, however,the Santa Maria crashed Hispaniola's coast.Columbus left 43 men behind on the island to start an army.When he returned home,he was treated amazingly.He showed some of the things he had found like"turkeys,fruits,and some natives he had captured." The King of Spain was glad and was glad to fund future expeditions.(www.ducksters.com)
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  • 1494

    Discovering Jamaica

    Discovering Jamaica
    Christopher Columbus found Jamaica "when he “claimed” it for Spain during his second voyage to the New World." (www.jamaicans.com) The Tainos (The Taino were Arawak people who were the native people of the Caribbean and Florida.) called the island “Xaymaca”, the Spanish renamed it to “Jamaiqua” and by time became “Jamaica”'.
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  • 1496

    His Second voyage

    His Second voyage
    Christopher's mission for the second voyage was to conquer the Taino tribe and colonize the region. " The expedition contained supplies to establish permanent colonies in the New World." In November of 1493, his crew discovered " the Dominica, Guadeloupe and Jamaica islands." Which was a huge step in history. It ended in the year 1496.
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    (http://www.christopher-columbus.eu/voyage-2.htm)
  • 1498

    His Third voyage

    His Third voyage
    In his third voyage,Columbus sailed farther south, to what we now know as Trinidad & Venezuela."Columbus left the port of Sanlucar in southern Spain on May 30, 1498 with six ships, bound for the New World on his third voyage." It ended in the year 1500.
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  • 1500

    Arrested

    Arrested
    Columbus and his brothers got arrested Because of their misgovernance,they were arrested and "imprisoned upon their return to Spain from the third voyage." They stayed in jail for six weeks before King Ferdinand ordered their release.
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  • 1502

    The Fourth voyage

    The Fourth voyage
    In Columbus's fourth voyage, his goal ore unknown "areas in the west of the Caribbean in hopes of finding a passage to the orient" Unfortunately,the fourth voyage was mostly a failure. "Many of Columbus’ men died,his ships were lost, and no passage to the west was ever found."Columbus never sailed again and when he died in 1506,"he was convinced that he'd found Asia,even if most of Europe already accepted the fact that the Americas were an unknown "New World"It ended in 1504.
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  • 1506

    Death of Christopher Columbus

    Death of Christopher Columbus
    Unfortunately Columbus died because of heart failure when he was approximately 55 years old.
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  • Period:
    1492
    to
    1504

    Exploration

    Christopher Columbus had 4 different voyages between Spain and the Americas. It took 14 years till the last voyage ended. His voyages were sponsored by the Crown of Castile. His voyages were very well known and successful and made a huge impact on Columbus-money wise
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