Impacts Of Christopher Columbus

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Have you ever wondered what would have happened if Christopher Columbus would not have landed in America? America is home to millions of people today. But some of the things we use and do in our daily day to day lives can be traced back to the early colonization of the explorers. But who and why did they come to America, what effects did their arrivals cause, and most importantly how have their decisions affected our society to this day?
Christopher Columbus is famously known for the discovery of America. And who is famously known for the following saying" Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492". Christopher Columbus was born in the city of Genoa, Italy. Christopher was supposed to follow his father's footsteps and become a wool weaver. But instead, Columbus became interested in the sea. According to the book by Bonnie Bader, the Genoa port was a busy port on the Mediterranean Sea. Christopher grew up and became a strong and very skilled man, and who also became a map maker along with his brother Bartolome. one day while in the map store Christopher heard about finding new routes from Europe to Easter lands known as the indies. Their goal was to find spices such as pepper, ginger, cloves, cinnamon as well as precious metals such as gold. With this in mind finding a new route to India became his number one goal. But this goal became very hard to achieve due to the fact that King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella were not very convinced about Christopher's plan and

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