The Spaniards achieved their own crowning glory when Christopher Columbus, the so-called first European to ‘discover’ America, set out from Spain to find an alternate route to India at the behest of Queen Isabella of Spain, (although Columbus himself was Portuguese), reached the shores of Cuba and began what would be a series of events that would catapult Spain from being a regional power to a superpower, (which would eventually rival the Uthmanis for a period). 7,833 more words
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Yesterday was the official launch day for Alt.History 102, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Alt.Historian Artie Cabrera got in touch with me with his answers to my questions, and in an another reality, he would have met the deadline, so we were just in the wrong continuum…and that’s okay. 379 more words
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood. -...
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood. – Christopher Columbus http://dlvr.it/KLyv62
Sunday school for this year is studying the Book of Mormon, and today we hit 1 Nephi 13, which recounts a big vision that Nephi saw. 709 more words