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16th century Europeans: great at exploring/pillaging/colonising, terrible at geography

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: Your majesty, if you will just give me a huge pile of money, I will find a new trade route to the Indies, a western route, one that is not controlled by the infidel Mohammedans. 234 more words

DIFFICULTY IS NOT AN EXCUSE

If Christopher Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. But no one would have remembered him either.

Today he is credited as the person that discovered America because he never gave difficulty as an excuse. 28 more words

SEA PUBLICATION

You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Christopher Columbus

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Unit #1: A Nation is Born

Chapter 1: Creating a Nation (Beginnings to 1789)

Section 1: Converging Cultures (revisit)

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After reviewing the essays students turned in from Chapter 1 Section 1 concerning European settlement I have determined we need to go back and discuss academic writing and set up a format to follow. 289 more words

U.S. History Lessons

Period 3 - U.S History Honors Lesson Plan (1-21-2015)

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Unit #1: A Nation is Born (Day #4 of 7)

Chapter 1: Creating a Nation (Beginnings to 1789)

Section 1: Converging Cultures (Day#4 of 5) 517 more words

U.S. History Lessons

Columbus's First Fort: The oldest Fort in America


At midnight on the last day of 2014, my Father, Sister, and I boarded a plane for Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. It almost felt like I was escaping something, but I couldn’t put my finger on what it might be. 660 more words

Christopher Columbus

These are the ships used by Christopher Columbus.  They were named la Santa Clara, la Pinta, la Santa Maria/Gallega. On the sails you can see the same Red Cross that was used by The Knights Templars.

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