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Taylors Explorer Report

  1. 1. Christopher Columbus Taylor 1-12-09 Las Flores Elementary Research Report
  2. 2. Early Life <ul><li>Born if 1451 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Born between August 25 and October 31 </li></ul><ul><li>Moms name Susanna Fortanarossa </li></ul><ul><li>Had 3 younger brothers and 1 younger sister </li></ul><ul><li>Traveled to Savona when he was 16 in year 1470 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Previous Experience <ul><li>His job was to sail and find new land </li></ul><ul><li>Did not learn to read until he was an adult </li></ul><ul><li>Had a little formal education </li></ul>
  4. 4. Exploration <ul><li>He had his first voyage when he was 16 </li></ul><ul><li>He had 4 voyages while he was alive </li></ul><ul><li>His ships names were Nina, Piñata, and Santa Maria </li></ul>
  5. 5. Results <ul><li>He discovered America </li></ul><ul><li>He also discovered North America, New York, and The Bahamas </li></ul><ul><li>1st voyage was in 1492 </li></ul><ul><li>2nd voyage was in 1493 </li></ul><ul><li>3rd voyage was in 1498 </li></ul><ul><li>4th voyage was in 1502 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Conclusion <ul><li>May 20,1506 </li></ul><ul><li>Valladolid,Spain </li></ul><ul><li>He was 54 when he died </li></ul><ul><li>He is remembered because he found America </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>www.eliabethan-era.org.uk/christophercolumbus.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.columbusnavigation.com </li></ul><ul><li>library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/ columbus .htm </li></ul><ul><li>gardenofpraise.com/ibdcolum.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.cdli.ca/CITE/excolumbus.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/080_columbus.html </li></ul>

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