Columbus wanted to find a new route to India, China, Japan and the Spice Islands. If he could reach these lands, he would be able to bring back rich cargoes of silks and spices, to please his quean.
On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Spain to find an all-water route to Asia. On October 12, more than two months later, Columbus landed on an island in the Bahamas that he called San Salvador; the natives called it Guanahani.
The native introduce them to their people and their cultural. Columbus was trying to find gold and the natives tried to help. When columbus and his crew left the natives gave them goods for there voyage back home. Columbus went back to his king to tell her all about it.