Advantages And Disadvantages Of Foreign Parties

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“Advantages and Disadvantages of Working Relationship Between Foreign Parties”
“The Lord purposed that there should be something clearly miraculous in this matter of the voyage to the Indies . . . I spent seven years here in your royal court discussing this subject with the leading persons in all learned arts, and their conclusion was that it was vain.... But afterwards it all turned out just as our redeemer Jesus Christ has said, and as he had spoken earlier by the mouth of his holy prophets.”-Christopher Columbus.
Christopher Columbus was born in Italy and eventually moved to spain. He has participated in several expeditions to Africa, which gained him valuable knowledge of the Atlantic ocean. 1485. Columbus is taking a passage to Palos, Spain looking for a sponsor for his voyage to the Indies. He proposed this same voyage to the Portuguese king, Genoa, and lastly Venice, which all three rejected his idea of a three-ship voyage. He was now on his way to Spain to talk to Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon. Yet again, Colombus was rejected due to the fact they were focused on a was with the Muslim, but was never forgot about Columbus and his voyage.
Columbus continued to seek influence on his voyage, and finally the Spanish captured the last Muslim on January 1492. Shortly after, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand agreed to pay for his expedition. He exclaimed once getting his voyage accepted , “I spent seven years here in your royal court discussing this subject with the leading persons in all the learned arts, and their conclusion was that all was in vain. That was the end, and they gave it up. But afterwards it all turned out just as our redeemer Jesus Christ had said, and as he had spoken earlier by the mouth of his holy prophets” Why would a Spanish monarchy pay for an Italian man to travel across the world? Well the three main reasons are: belief for a shorter route for Asia, profit, and the spread of Christianity.
They thought if they could find a shorter route to Asia they can control that water route making money from ports and gaining control of that route to take advantage of other countries. This new trade route would make Spain one of the richest countries at this time. The
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