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1 They Didn't Laugh at Columbus
Before Columbus sailed west for Spain, he had proposed his plans to Portugal. They got rejected, but not, as often is believed, because it was thought the Earth was flat. In this quiz the real reason - and other facts from Columbus's life.
10 Q
Feb 16 09
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2 The First Contact
Even though the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach the Americas, no one can dispute the fact that the voyages of Columbus had the most far reaching effect on the world at the time. Read with me through his 1493 letter to the Treasurer of Aragon.
10 Q
Apr 14 13
315 plays
3 Christopher Columbus: The Explorer
This is the story of Christopher Columbus. This quiz covers his life and his first voyage. Have fun and good luck!
10 Q
Sep 24 02
1647 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Columbus had a vast knowledge when it came to many things. In order for Columbus to travel the seas, he needed to know which two things that were, and still are, most important to sea traveling?
* In 1492, Columbus' dreams of sea exploration finally came to light. He was granted use of three ships, The Nina, The Pinta, and The Santa Maria. On which date did Columbus set sail?
* Columbus had several destination stops mapped out for this, his first voyage. What was his first stop on his route?
* Christopher Columbus (Latin: Christophorus Columbus, Spanish: Cristóbal Colón) is generally believed to have born around 1452 in which Italian city?
* On August 3, 1492, Columbus left from the southern Spanish harbour of Palos. How many of these ships crossed the Altantic (including his flagship)?

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