Christopher Columbus Journey Summary

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The year was 1492 A.D. and a man by the name of Christopher Columbus was commissioned by the Spanish rule to find a new trade route to the east Indies, and so he lead a crew of ninety men and three ships west from Spain in search of a new route. Upon embarking on this fateful voyage, out in the then uncharted Caribbean Sea he came upon land rather unexpectedly. Thinking he had arrived on the coast of Japan, he decided to keep pressing forward. He slowly began to realize that he was mistaken about his location, instead, he had arrived upon what is now known as Watling Island in the Bahamas. Pressing on, he set sail farther west and was again surprised to see land. This time, yet again thinking he had arrived on the seemingly elusive Asian continent.,
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