Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Christopher Columbus in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Christopher Columbus. Christopher Columbus set out in 1492 to find a new route to Asia and the East Indies. But on 12 October, he accidentally discovered America. While most people know that the discovery of America is credited to Columbus, few know the true story behind his epic saga; his conflict with the Native Americans, his arrest by the Spanish monarchy and his time spent shipwrecked in Jamaica. Columbus' expedition was packed with adventures and challenges, but it led to an incredible discovery that changed the world forever.
In just 50 minutes you will:
o Learn about how Christopher Columbus came to discover America with the help of the Spanish monarchy
o Understand the political, social and economic context of the time and how this drove Columbus's desire to explore
o Identify what the aim of his expedition really was and how his discovery of America was an accident that changed the world
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