Childhood Voyages Ships America General

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poor
Was Columbus rich or poor as a child?

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West Indies
Where was Columbus trying to get to?

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3
How many ships did Columbus take to America?

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no
Did Columbus land in the United States?

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No - he thought he was there the whole time
Did Columbus know when he died that he had not reached the West Indies?

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Yes - he used to watch them from the dock.
Did Columbus like ships as a child?

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1492
In what year did Columbus sail to America?

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Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
What were the name of the ships that Columbus sailed to America?

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San Salvador
Where did Columbus actually land?

200

October
In what month did he reach America?

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Yes - he had many brothers and sisters.
Did Columbus have a big family?

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Queen Isabella of Spain
Who funded his voyage to America?

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Santa Maria
Which ship did Columbus sail on to America?

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72 days (about a month)
How long did it take for Columbus to get to America?

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Indians, pineapples, turkeys, and tobacco
What did he bring back to Queen Isabella?

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Genoa, Italy
Where was Columbus born?

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All the men he had left there had been killed by the Indians.
What did Columbus find when he went to America for the 2nd time in 1493?

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Santa Maria
Which ship crashed and was used as fire wood?

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gold, spices, silk
What was Columbus looking for in America?

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With "Columbus Day" in October
How do we celebrate Columbus's discovery?

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They were weavers
What did Columbus's parents do for a living?

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4
How many times did Columbus sail to America?

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Santa Maria
Which ship was the biggest?

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He though he had landed in the West Indies
Why did he call the natives Indians?

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No - he had to ask several kings and queens for the money before he was given it.
Did Columbus get the money he wanted for his trip to America the first time he asked?

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