I heard that he knew it wasn't India but thought his crew would kill him for getting it wrong and that's why he called them Indians but same problem

I always get mad when this one history teacher call native americans INDIANS. If you look at me when he says that you can see my eye twitching!

Christopher Columbus...Who was he?                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Helping your class to understand the importance of explorations and the discoveries that are made is key to do with your class.

Many believe that Christopher Columbus was the first to sail the open ocean and reach the Americas. What it not known are the numerous others who had already sailed the journey West, and those who sailed East. The Chinese once had a great fleet that was much larger than those of Europe, not just in the amount of ships, but the size as well. But with Columbus the world started its age of exploration more extensively.

This Is What A Sailor Would Have Eaten If He Was On Columbus' Ship

Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.

new comic from The Oatmeal- Columbus Day | Why do we have a federal holiday in honor of a genocidal, sociopathic, rapist slaver monger? Oh yeah, because some Catholic dudebros were able to impose their will on our government. Maybe we should, idk, LEARN FROM THAT regarding birth control... Just sayin'.

o of Upon returning to Spain, Columbus sold the queen on the idea of a new world saturated in wealth and prosperity beyond her wildest dreams. Source: The Oatmeal

By Bill Bigelow Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he launched in the Americas, this needs t…

thinkmexican: “Columbus Didn’t Discover America - He Invaded It!” Chicano students from the University of Wisconsin at Madison protest Columbus Day on October the Columbus quincentennial. 500 years of resistance.

A latest entry in the popular series offers insight into the historical events that prompted Columbus' efforts to establish new trade routes to the Indies, his struggles to obtain financial support fo

Learn all about Christopher Columbus' early life at sea, which led him to seek fortune by sailing west in hopes of creating new trade routes with the Indies

Most of us were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. Yet it is far from clear cut. There are alternative theories about who got here first — some well-documented, others much more flimsy in their scholarship. A new book probes their merits.

Coming to America: Who Was First?

Most of us were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. Yet it is far from clear cut. There are alternative theories about who got here first — some well-documented, others much more flimsy in their scholarship. A new book probes their merits.

Who was Christopher Columbus? Comprehension Questions by Mrs Hughes

Who was Christopher Columbus? Comprehension Questions

Who was Christopher Columbus?

Who was Christopher Columbus? What are the facts? What are the myths? This interactive notebook lets your students examine history. Older students may conduct their own research. Younger students may use the information given.  Interactive notebooks are a great way to get students involved in a creative way.

Christopher Columbus Activities, Facts vs. Myths, Columbus Day Craftivity

Who was Christopher Columbus? What are the facts? What are the myths? This interactive notebook lets your students examine history. Older students may conduct their own research. Younger students may use the information given. Interactive notebooks are a great way to get students involved in a creative way.

Portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

A pregnant Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

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