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  • He hustled to finance his voyages, read widely, grossly under-calculated distances, sailed west to get to the east, enslaved the natives, claimed central America for Spain, but never admitted to finding a new continent. Leif Eriksson and others probably beat him to it by 400 years. What makes him famous is likely a combination of his gutsiness, life-saving navigation skills, and the American romatic need for a religiously pious pioneer and hero.

    • To learn the real history of Christopher Columbus,
    • To understand whether he is the first who discovered America.
  Dishes  - The Real History
  • Dish 3 : Video Biography of Christopher Columbus |

  • Did Polynesians or Irish sea-farers discovered America before Columbus? 

  • Columbus' legacy is a mixed one. He has been credited for opening up the Americas to European colonization as well as blamed for the destruction of the native peoples of the islands he explored. On the one hand, he failed to find that what he set out for - a new route to Asia and the riches it promised. However, in what is known as the Columbian Exchange, his expeditions set in motion the wide-spread transfer of people, plants, animals, diseases, and cultures that greatly affected nearly ever

  • Dish 4 : Was Christopher Columbus the First Discoverer of America? |

  • "The explorer Christopher Columbus made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. He was determined to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia, but he never did. Instead, he accidentally stumbled upon the Americas. Though he did not really “discover” the New World–millions of people already lived there–his journeys marked the beginning of centuries of trans-Atlantic conquest and colonization."

  • Find out more about the history of Christopher Columbus, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on
  Chops  - The Romantic History & Critics
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