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Updated: 9/29/2021
Unknown Story

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  • Christopher Columbus was an Italian traveler. He was the person who set out to find a faster way to India.
  • Columbus was heavily inspired by Marco Polo and his travels.
  • Columbus funded his voyage by convincing the king and queen.
  • He convinced them by saying if he goes west he will find a faster rough to Indian
  • Columbus treated the people of america poorly. He would enslave them and rape little girls. He even called them Indians even thought they were Tainos
  • Potatoes, wheat, rice, corn, and chocolate were traded all throughout America, Europe, and India
  • Horses, cows, sheep, pigs, and chickens were animals that were also traded all throughout America, Europe, and India
  • The Europeans brought small pox from India to America which the Americans died from because they had never had something that bad