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The Four Voyages Of Christopher Columbus

Outline

Christopher Columbus

Biography

Voyages

First

Second

Third

Fourth

First Voyage

Land Sighted

Indigenous People

Santa Maria Abandoned

Second Voyage

New Territories

17 Ships

New Land Sighted

Caribs

Third Voyage

6 Ships

Natives

Crew Hanged

Columbus accused and arrested

Fourth Voyage

Strait of Malacca

Rescue Portuguese soldiers

Hurricane and Storms

Stranded

Success

Conclusion

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Professor /Instructor

Subject

Date

The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

made four voyages from Spain to lands that he later referred to as the New World ' between 1492 and 1504 . He explored parts of Cuba and Hispaniola on his first voyage in 1492 and 1493 . Columbus continued to explore those regions from 1493 to 1496 while venturing to Puerto Rico and Jamaica as well . He sailed along the northern coast of South America on his third voyage , which lasted from 1498 to 1500 . Columbus explored the coast of Central America on his final journey in 1502 (MSN Encarta , n . pag

Columbus was born as Cristoforo Colombo in the Italian port city of Genoa between August 25 and October 31 , 1451 . His parents were Domenico Colombo (a wool weaver who also participated in local politics ) and Suzanna Fontanarossa (the daughter of a wool weaver . Columbus began seagoing at the age of 14 , holding various positions such as messenger common sailor and privateer . In 1476 , at 25 years old , he made his way to Lisbon after surviving an attack by French privateers off Cape Saint Vincent on the southwestern tip of Portugal . While in Lisbon , he...

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