When Did Columbus Arrive in the Americas?: And Other Questions about Columbus's Voyages (Six Questions of American History) (Library Binding)

When Did Columbus Arrive in the Americas?: And Other Questions about Columbus's Voyages (Six Questions of American History) By Jennifer Krueger Cover Image

When Did Columbus Arrive in the Americas?: And Other Questions about Columbus's Voyages (Six Questions of American History) (Library Binding)

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In the late 1400s, Christopher Columbus was sure he could find a trade route from Spain to the Far East by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean. On his first voyage, he landed on an island in the Caribbean Sea. He soon realizedn that this was not Asia and returned to Spain for more supplies. Even after three more attempts, Columbus never found a westward route to Asia. But his discoveries forever changed European views of the world and led to settlement in the Americas.

So why did Columbus want a route to the Far East?
How did he get his idea to sail west?
What challenges did he and his crew face?

Discover the facts about Columbus's voyages and how they changed the world.

Product Details ISBN: 9780761353270
ISBN-10: 0761353275
Publisher: Lerner Publications (Tm)
Publication Date: January 1st, 2012
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Six Questions of American History