Christopher Columbus

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American History

 

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Peter S

 

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May 6, 2014

 

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The knowledge that he developed led him to believe that he can find a different rout to Asia. Columbus began proposing his idea of sailing westward and landing in India. This was a radical idea for this time period, due to the majority of people believing that the Earth was flat and not round. However, there were plenty of educated people that understood that the Earth was round, although some didn’t agree with Columbus’ estimate of Earth’s size...
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However, there were plenty of educated people that understood that the Earth was round, although some didn’t agree with Columbus’ estimate of Earth’s size. For this reason Columbus had a hard time convincing England, France and Portugal to help him finance his voyage. Christopher Columbus’ first attempt to try and sail west to find a passage to India was in 1483 (Calgary...
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