Christopher Columbus
Early Life <ul><li>Born in Genoa, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Worked with his father as a cloth maker </li></ul><ul><li>Brothe...
Appearance <ul><li>Red hair – turned white in early life </li></ul><ul><li>Light skin with too much sun exposure turning h...
Nina <ul><li>The  Niña  carried 24 men </li></ul><ul><li>Captained by Vicente Yáñez Pinzón. </li></ul><ul><li>After runnin...
The Pinta <ul><li>The  Pinta  (the &quot;Painted&quot;) was fastest of the three ships used  </li></ul><ul><li>The new wor...
Santa Maria <ul><li>The  Santa María  was the largest of the three ships </li></ul><ul><li>Her master and owner was Juan d...
Sighting Land <ul><li>Bahamas </li></ul><ul><li>Rodrigo de Triana </li></ul><ul><li>Aboard the Pinta </li></ul>
Natives <ul><li>Columbus wrote this of the Natives that he met: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It appears to me that the people...
1 st  Voyage <ul><li>Santa Maria ran aground on Christmas morning and had to be abandoned </li></ul>
2 nd  Voyage
3 rd  Voyage <ul><li>Dealt with rebellious settled and natives </li></ul><ul><li>Had some of his crew hanged for disobeyin...
4 th  Voyage <ul><li>Hurricane  </li></ul><ul><li>Hoped to find shelter at Santa Domingo </li></ul><ul><li>New governor re...
4 th  Voyage
Stranded <ul><li>Crew was stranded on Jamaica  </li></ul><ul><li>Governor refused to help and obstructed rescue help </li>...
Death <ul><li>Died of Reiter’s Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Reactive arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Burning urination </li></ul...
Columbus's tomb in Seville Cathedral.  It is borne by four statues of kings representing the Kingdoms of Castile, Leon, Ar...
<ul><li>Never set foot on the US. </li></ul>
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Christopher Columbus

  1. 1. Christopher Columbus
  2. 2. Early Life <ul><li>Born in Genoa, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Worked with his father as a cloth maker </li></ul><ul><li>Brother – Bartolomeo was a cartographer </li></ul><ul><li>Ran away to join a ship </li></ul>
  3. 3. Appearance <ul><li>Red hair – turned white in early life </li></ul><ul><li>Light skin with too much sun exposure turning his face red </li></ul>
  4. 4. Nina <ul><li>The Niña carried 24 men </li></ul><ul><li>Captained by Vicente Yáñez Pinzón. </li></ul><ul><li>After running the Santa Maria aground, Columbus returned on the Niña </li></ul><ul><li>Nina was actually names the Santa Clara (little girl) </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Pinta <ul><li>The Pinta (the &quot;Painted&quot;) was fastest of the three ships used </li></ul><ul><li>The new world was first sighted by Rodrigo de Triana on the Pinta on </li></ul><ul><li>Pinta was a caravel-type vessel. It was square rigged and was smaller than the Santa María </li></ul><ul><li>The crew size was 26 men. </li></ul><ul><li>Captain of the Pinta was Martín Alonso Pinzón. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Santa Maria <ul><li>The Santa María was the largest of the three ships </li></ul><ul><li>Her master and owner was Juan de la Cosa. </li></ul><ul><li>The Santa María was a small carrack, </li></ul><ul><li>The flagship for the expedition. </li></ul><ul><li>She carried 40 men. </li></ul><ul><li>Ran aground while being steered by a boy and was abandoned on Christmas morning. </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknamed the Gallega </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sighting Land <ul><li>Bahamas </li></ul><ul><li>Rodrigo de Triana </li></ul><ul><li>Aboard the Pinta </li></ul>
  8. 8. Natives <ul><li>Columbus wrote this of the Natives that he met: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It appears to me that the people are ingenious, and would be very good servants and I am of the opinion they would very readily become Christians… </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 1 st Voyage <ul><li>Santa Maria ran aground on Christmas morning and had to be abandoned </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2 nd Voyage
  11. 11. 3 rd Voyage <ul><li>Dealt with rebellious settled and natives </li></ul><ul><li>Had some of his crew hanged for disobeying him </li></ul>
  12. 12. 4 th Voyage <ul><li>Hurricane </li></ul><ul><li>Hoped to find shelter at Santa Domingo </li></ul><ul><li>New governor refused to listen to hurricane warning </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus ship sheltered elsewhere </li></ul><ul><li>29 of 30 ships were lost, 500 lives, governor, and gargo of gold </li></ul>
  13. 13. 4 th Voyage
  14. 14. Stranded <ul><li>Crew was stranded on Jamaica </li></ul><ul><li>Governor refused to help and obstructed rescue help </li></ul><ul><li>Intimidated the Natives by predicting a lunar eclipse </li></ul>
  15. 15. Death <ul><li>Died of Reiter’s Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Reactive arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Burning urination </li></ul><ul><li>Pain and swelling of the knees </li></ul><ul><li>Conjunctivitis of the eyes </li></ul>
  16. 16. Columbus's tomb in Seville Cathedral. It is borne by four statues of kings representing the Kingdoms of Castile, Leon, Aragon, and Navarre.
  17. 17. <ul><li>Never set foot on the US. </li></ul>

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