Vicente Yáñez Pinzón

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  • Christopher Columbus: The Hero Essay

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    enough to support a man like Columbus. Columbus had simple tastes. On Aug. 3, 1492, Columbus sailed from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa María, commanded by Columbus himself, the Pinta under Martín Pinzon, and the Nina under Vicente Yanez Pinzon. After stopping at the Canary Islands, he sailed due west from Sept. 6 until Oct. 7, when he changed his course to the southwest. On Oct. 10 a small rebellion was quelled, and on Oct. 12 he landed on a small island in the Bahamas

  • Christopher Columbus Diary Essay

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    going with Columbus. Columbus told Martin Pinzon, the captain of the Pinta, to stay behind and repair it. Two days after the Pinta everyone became restive. I was starting to get seasick and would lay around in my hammock most of the day. Near Tenerife a great volcano erupted. I was very frightened because I have never seen anything like that, but then Columbus explained the cause of it. We reached Grand Canary on the morning of August 25. Martin Pinzon has not yet repaired the rudder. Columbus

  • The Discover: The Voyages Of Christopher Columbus

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    last time and it was a success. An agreement between the queen and Columbus had set the terms for expedition. The Pinta, the Nina, and the Santa Maria were prepared in Palos for sailing. On August 03, 1492, Columbus, Martin Alonos Pinzon, Vicente Yanez Pinzon, and 87 other men left Palos and sailed to the west.

  • Compare And Contrast Christopher Columbus And Lindbergh

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    Editors “Christopher Columbus)”. Columbus’s first expedition started on August 3rd 1492. Columbus sailed from Palos, Spain with three small ships, Santa Maria which was captained by Columbus himself, Pinta captained by Martin Pinzon, and The Nina captained by Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. "Christopher Columbus Voyages to the New World.") While on the journey, Columbus kidnapped many Indians, most died but eight survived. ( Columbus, Christopher. "Columbus Reports on His First

  • The Pioneering Exploration Of The Caribbean Islands By Christopher Columbus

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    On his first trip, Columbus led an expedition with three ships, the Niña (captained by Vicente Yáñez Pinzón), the Pinta (owned and captained by Martin Alonzo Pinzon), and the Santa Maria (captained by Columbus), and about 90 crew members. They set sail on Aug. 3, 1492 from Palos, Spain. (EnchantedLearning) Once underway, Columbus benefited from calm seas and steady winds that

  • The Journey Columbus By Christopher Columbus

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    Columbus was the captain of the Santa Maria, Vicente Yanez Pinzon was the captain of the Niña, which was the smallest and Columbus’s most favorite ship, and Martin Alonso Pinzon was the captain of the Pinta (Columbus and the Brothers Pinzon).  After sailing more than three thousand miles, they finally reached Guanahani on October 12, 1492, after thirty-six days of sailing west (Dyson 164). As

  • The Popularity Of Christopher Columbus, And The Columbus Day

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    Angel Cordova 3 November 2017 Essay 3 Word Count: 1,209 The New Light The federal holiday, Columbus Day, has brought about its own uniqueness amongst many Americans. Generations of schoolchildren were instructed to read or watch videos that claimed Columbus was the founder of America. He was known as an explorer, navigator, and a colonizer. Now, Christopher Columbus is no longer portrayed as the hero he once was. Over many years, there has been a series of stories told by others, and a proof of documentation

  • Christopher Columbus And His Four Voyages

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    years prior, Marco Polo had written about. Columbus sailed from Palos, Spain, on August 3rd 1492 on three small vessels, the Santa María, directed by Christopher Columbus himself, the Pinta which was commanded under Martín Pinzón, and the Niña which was under Vicente Yáñez Pinzón comand. The three ships halted at the Canary Islands, the Columbus sailed west from September 6th 1492 until October 7th 1492, he altered his route and headed southwest. Soon after switching direction Columbus and his men

  • The Voyages That Found America

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    Caleb Remund Ms. Degreef English IV 10 March 2017 The Voyages that Found America America got its recognition from an Italian explorer named Amerigo Vespucci. Even though Amerigo visited America after Christopher Columbus did, he was the first person to recognize North and South America as different continents. These continents were first unknown to the Europeans, Asians, and Africans. Columbus made four trips over the Atlantic Ocean from Spain where he was originally from. He really wanted to find

  • Brazil Essay

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    Brazil Stretching over 2,500 miles form east to west and 2,700 miles from north to south, Brazil is the world’s largest tropical country. The only nations that are larger are the lands of Russia, Canada, China and the United States. Brazil has more then 150 million people spread unevenly over its huge land area, making it the fifth most populated country in the world. ( More then two thirds of Brazil’s people live in the cities and towns and more then 29 percent of them are in