In exchange, he brought back fuel, building materials and other exotic artifacts. He sailed to Thailand, Java, Brunei, Arabia and India. Consequently, Columbus took harsh measures. The routes taken by Columbus on his four voyages by Unknown Click to see larger map Returning Home After making his discovery, Columbus was eager to return home to Spain and claim his riches. In 1479 Columbusreached his brother Bartolomeo in Lisbon, while continuing tradingfor the Centurion's family.
Even at its most disappointing high politics is the greatness game. The timing of the discovery was good; it came even as the crews of the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria were muttering about a mutiny. His first voyage was complete. His last great trip was in 1502-04 along the south side of the Gulf of Mexico. It was an island in the Bahamas, which he called San Salvador. There was also two people who joinedChristopher's voyage.
More Voyages Columbus would make three more voyages to the Americas. Columbus was rejected three times over seven years 1485 — 1492 before finally getting approval and funds from the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella to make his voyage. Once the Europeans were able to reach nearly all parts of the globe, a new modern age would begin, transforming the world forever. There really was no honorable goal of discovering a New World. Although some historians recognize Columbus for his bravery and determination, others say that Columbus is responsible for the conquest of North and South America by Europeans, which destroyed many native peoples. Columbus showed others that a long sea voyage was possible and gave Spain an unexpected advantage in the coming race for riches and colonies.
That is, it dates back to early Rome. His discoveries were not only five centuries later compared to Ericson, but nowhere near the United States of America that we know today. He set out to discover Asia for its spices and condiments. Francisco, master of the Pinta, appears to have participated inColumbus's third and fourth voyages of discovery as well as in thefirst, but because his name was a common one, the facts of his lifecannot be easily sorted out from those of contemporaries with thesame name. Finding gold and getting cash, not so much.
Beyond that I love the great game of it—the wins and losses, flubs and failures. He returned to his native France several years ago, where he currently lives and works. He returned to Spain in1496 and his 3rd voyage will begin in 1498 which resulted in the discovery of the South American mainland. All of Christopher Guest's films are improvised and realistically shot, all of the humour coming from lines of comedy gold that are said in such a casual way, if you do not pay close attention, you pass the lines off as average dialogue. Oth … ers say his ancestry is Spanish or Portugese. He sent half of his fleet to resupply Santo Domingo and set off to explore, eventually reaching the north-eastern part of South America. Columbus didn't understand that he had not arrived in India, so he kept sailing around, looking for the gold and spices that made it so famous.
He tripped over the Americas by accident. He also traded in porcelain and silver. He knew the trade winds of the Atlantic and how to navigate them. Columbus would have turned in his grave if he knew how much the Spaniards have paid tribute to his achievements. They were still booing him when we were on'.
Christopher Columbus August 22 1451 — May 20 1506 born to his father Domenico Colombo and mother Susanna Fontanarossa. And, Europeans brought plants and animals to the New World that America had never seen. When he failed to find gold or a lucrative trade route, he began collecting slaves: he believed that a trans-Atlantic slave trade would be quite lucrative. He was determined to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia, but he never did. In 1473 Columbus began an apprenticeship with some of the most influential families in Genoa. He set sail for the Indies with his large caravan on September 24, 1493. They had, therefore, an enormous impact in thehistorical development of the modern Western world.
These winds today are called trade winds, and are still used by sea captains today. The world already believed the world was round By 1492, most educated Europeans already believed the earth was round. Soon, the natives that lived there greeted Columbus and his crew. Being Genoese, he may have beenfrom the city of Genoa and therefore Italian. His ship was once sunk by pirates. This voyage he took a more northerly route. The decedents of family sued and levied disputes in court against the crown until 1790.