by: Elizabeth Haas
The voyages of Christopher Columbus led to the Spanish establishing colonies in the Americas.
Columbus sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of an alternate trade route to Asia and its riches.
Columbus’ three ships were named the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.
Columbus thought that he had reached the East Indies, but instead he landed near the Bahamas in the Caribbean and would call the natives “Indians”.
People started to build shelters so they could stay to descover more things
He sent 500 natives back to the queen. However, the queen did not believe in slaves.
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