Columbus’s Trips

What kind of tools did Columbus use to navigate the oceans?

Columbus used his celestial knowledge to scare native people into thinking a lunar eclipse was a sign of his angry god. Click here to view.

Though he didn’t produce much profit for the monarchs of Spain, Columbus opened a path to the new world for all of Europe. Click here to learn more.

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Posted on October 25, 2013, in Research. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I once heard someone compare US economics to Columbus — he didn’t know where he was going when he left, he didn’t know where he was when he got there, and he did it all on borrowed money. Still, I think it took a lot of courage to sail off on the ocean, when most of the world thought he would fall off the edge.

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