Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading

Slaves in the New World, were imported African slaves

Christopher Columbus on his second voyage, on his second voyage, in 1493, imported slaves to the New World (other than indigenous people enslaved by other indigenous people), they were African slaves. Continue reading

First Euro Town in New World, La Isabela

Christopher Columbus a European in the New World, founded a town called La Isabela, Continue reading

Eyewitness report to become a best-seller

Christopher Columbus wrote a letter to the monarchs of Spain in March 1493, this eyewitness report to become a best-seller was this letter. Continue reading

New World added to world map

Juan de la Cosa, a Spanish navigator and geographer, drew the first mapping of New World, showing Spanish discoveries. Continue reading

Limes in the New World

In 1493 it is thought Christopher Columbus's Voyage number two, brought seeds of several verities of citrus, Continue reading