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Christopher Columbus

by Daniela from Des Plaines

This is Christopher Columbus. (In google kids. (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=christopher+columbus))
This is Christopher Columbus. (In google kids. (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=christopher+columbus))

Did you know who was the most famous explorer of the world? When he was just a little kid his father was a weaver, and he also helped his father. When he was 28 years old he got married. In 1480 they both had a child named Diego. This famous explorer is Christopher Columbus. In the text said that he was a great adventurer of the world.

This picture is when Columbus used it for his trips (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=christopher+columbus)
This picture is when Columbus used it for his trips (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=christopher+columbus)

Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. He had 2 brothers and 1 sister and he was the oldest child. Columbus father was a weaver. In 1479 Christopher Columbus got married with Dona Filipa Moniz. When Christopher Columbus was traveling he paced the deck of Santa Maria he also landed at west Indies. He had two children named Diego Colon and Ferdinand Columbus. His exploration was 8 years since 1492-1504.

Christopher Columbus made three more voyages to the lands of Hispaniola, Dominica, Trinidad, Venezuela, Mexico, Honduras, and Panama. Christopher Columbus was attacked by French privateers off the coast of Portugal when he was traveling. He had 5 ships to go to America and it was a long trip. He went to Spain in August 3, 1994.

I wrote about Christopher Columbus early life, about his travel, his voyages, also about the introduction. He took 5 ships to go on his trips. He had a battle vs. the Portugal Christopher Columbus had lost 40 men and had 4 shipwrecked because they were fighting who was going to find the gold to be rich. Christopher Columbus was a navigator.

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