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WALT 
 The causes of Christopher Columbus’s
voyage's
 The key events
 The results
THE CAUSES OF HIS VOYAGE’S 
1. Europeans needed to find a new route to the spice
islands and to avoid war countries .
2. ...
THE CAUSES OF HIS VOYAGES 
6. He wanted to show people that the world not
flat .
7. He promised the king and queen herbs ...
KEY EVENTS
o King Ferdinand and queen Isabella of Spain
funded him on his voyage .
o They gave him 3 ships the Nina , the ...
KEY EVENTS 
o At first the native Americans were
pleased to see the visitors as Columbus
gave them cheep presents and bel...
KEY EVENT 
o On his second voyage (1493-96) he returned to
Hispaniola with 17 ships and over 1000 settlers .
o His third ...
KEY EVENT 
o People from Europe sailed to America to start
colonies. Some wanted to make the natives become
Christians
o ...
TIME – LINE AND MAPS 
born set sail discovered north America returned home second voyage third voyage
voyage died

1451 A...
TIME – LINE AND MAPS 
THE END RESULTS 
 He inspired Amerigo Vespucci to lead voyages
to the what he called the “New World” , the new
lands wer...
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  1. 1. WALT   The causes of Christopher Columbus’s voyage's  The key events  The results
  2. 2. THE CAUSES OF HIS VOYAGE’S  1. Europeans needed to find a new route to the spice islands and to avoid war countries . 2. They saw this as an opportunity to explore and claim new land . 3. They also saw it as an opportunity to spread Christianity . 4. There were myths and legends about places in Africa made out of gold and they wanted to claim this gold for the king and queen . 5. They wanted to map out the world better and explore more of the world .
  3. 3. THE CAUSES OF HIS VOYAGES  6. He wanted to show people that the world not flat . 7. He promised the king and queen herbs , spices and gold . 8. Europe was running out of land to conquer and livestock to eat . 9. On his second voyage he went back to rescue his men and search for more gold .
  4. 4. KEY EVENTS o King Ferdinand and queen Isabella of Spain funded him on his voyage . o They gave him 3 ships the Nina , the Pinta and the Santa Maria and 80 -90 men to serve as crew members on his ships . o He set sail on the 3rd of August 1492 . o He found land on the 12th of October 1492 . o He thought he was in Asia and named the area the Indies and called the inhabitants Indians .
  5. 5. KEY EVENTS  o At first the native Americans were pleased to see the visitors as Columbus gave them cheep presents and bells , but he also claimed their land for Spain !!! o On Christmas night 1493 the Santa Maria was wrecked it had hit a reef .Columbus left 40 men behind in a makeshift settlement on Hispaniola ( present-day Haiti and the Dominic Republic ) , while he returned to Spain .
  6. 6. KEY EVENT  o On his second voyage (1493-96) he returned to Hispaniola with 17 ships and over 1000 settlers . o His third voyage (149-96) ended in disaster when he was sent back to Spain in chains .He had quarrelled with the governor of Hispaniola . o During his fourth voyage (1502-04) he warned a different governor of Hispaniola about a hurricane , however the governor did not listen and 24 ships were lost . Columbus regarded his fourth voyage as his greatest .
  7. 7. KEY EVENT  o People from Europe sailed to America to start colonies. Some wanted to make the natives become Christians o They began to treat the native Americans badly ,they made many of them work as slaves . o Columbus sailed to America for the fourth time in 1502 . He was still hoping to land in China . This time he explored central America . His ships were too leaky to sail home , so he had to wait a year before being rescued . o When he finally got back to Spain he was very sick and died in 1506
  8. 8. TIME – LINE AND MAPS  born set sail discovered north America returned home second voyage third voyage voyage died 1451 AD 1492 12 oct 1492 1493 1493-96 1498-1500 forth 1502-04 1506
  9. 9. TIME – LINE AND MAPS 
  10. 10. THE END RESULTS   He inspired Amerigo Vespucci to lead voyages to the what he called the “New World” , the new lands were named after him America .  After his voyages more sailors started to keep logs .  He proved the world was not flat but round .  The improvement of their navigational skills and ship building
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