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    • TheStory ofChristopherColumbus
      David Lagares Mesta
    • Christopher Columbus  was born in 1451 in Genoa.
    • When Chrisopher Columbus was just a little boy, he had big dreams. He wanted to sail on a ship. He wanted to be a great explorer and discover new lands.
    • He wanted to find a shortcut from Spain to Asia, a land of gold and spices. He thought if he sailed west from Spain, he would get to Asia.
    • He asked the king and queen of Spain to help him, and they agreed.
    • They gave him trheeships- the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
    • Christopher Columbus and his crew set sail for Asia. The trip across the Atlantic Ocean was long. Columbus and his crew were runnig out of food.
    • "Land! Ahead!" someone called out one day. Finally, Columbus and his crew saw land. But that land not Asia. Christopher Columbus had arrived on a small island.
    • He named the island San Salvador. He and his crew met the Taino (TIGH- noh) people who lived there.
    • When Columbus returned to Spain, he told people about his trip. Christopher Columbus had become an explore. The dreams of a little boy had como true!
    • Christopher Columbus died in 1506
    • TheEnd