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Christopher Columbus
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Who were the Europeans to reach America five centuries before Columbus?
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Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1451, a time when educated European moving the world around on the flag previous thought. As the young man who studied the geography and went to sea. Then, he set out to solve the major problem. Europeans want to the spices from India and China, but it's constantly important to move on the land or sail from along the way around the Africa. Columbus decided to find the new sea route from Europe to Asia. He reasoned this since the world is round he could eventually reach the east by sailing west. In 1492, Columbus persuaded the king Fernando and queen to develop the Spain to experiment. They provided three small ship, the Nina, the Pinta and Santa Maria and at the station to sail to the unknown. On October 9, after a month's sea, the frustrated sailors had already to rebel. Columbus agreed the move on the land for three more days and turned back. Then, on October 12, 1492 a sailor on the Pinta cried out-- he spotted the land. It was a small island in Bahamas, probably the uncommonly known is Canary island, now officially call is San Salvador. Columbus sent the sailor to aboard the small boat to arrive down and sure and step on the land and one day to call it Americas. The Columbus believed he was near to the coast of Asia and the island is the east Indonesia. He called the people who lived here Indians and named it dark cause the case of mistaking identity to last centuries. Columbus returned to the Spain taking the gold, pearls and several native Americans to show them to the king and queen. It was a high point of his career. The great navigator made three more trips to the new world. He believed he has sailed to Asia. But it was finally failure because he had found new shipping rape has spies who is shipping for. Columbus died and disappointed men at May 25th, 1506. The question what Columbus has accomplished didn't end with his death. For hundreds of years, people believed he was the first European who finds the America. Today, we know the fighting makes the America five hundred years earlier. Well, Columbus voyage opened the whole new world for European to explore. It also made the self-disaster for the native Americans. Columbus made 1492 one of the pivotal years in the world history, promoted good and bad , the new world and old will change forever.
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