The story of Christopher Columbus

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The story of Christopher Columbus

  1. 1. TheStory ofChristopherColumbus<br />David Lagares Mesta<br />
  2. 2. Christopher Columbus  was born in 1451 in Genoa.<br />
  3. 3. 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.<br />
  4. 4. 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.<br />
  5. 5. He asked the king and queen of Spain to help him, and they agreed.<br />
  6. 6. They gave him trheeships- the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.<br />
  7. 7. 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.<br />
  8. 8. "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.<br />
  9. 9. He named the island San Salvador. He and his crew met the Taino (TIGH- noh) people who lived there.<br />
  10. 10. 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!<br />
  11. 11. Christopher Columbus died in 1506<br />
  12. 12. TheEnd<br />

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