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What was christopher columbus's goal?
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What was the main goal of Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World?
What are the many goals of Columbus but that are goals that not many people know about?
What was the main goal of christopher culumbus's adventure to new islands?
What was the reason christopher Columbus set sailed?
do cant u find this info somewhere else i dont no what it is with people and technology u no if u lived in a year like 1840 none of this stuff existed u can figure this stuff out with i don't no school! ?
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His goal was to find an east to west route to India (asia), he was useless at it though, used the wrong maps, was not that robust a person (he frequently got seasick) and made bad decisions regarding his choice of crew.
On August 2, 1492, Columbus set sail in search of the India.
The voyage was financed by Ferdinand and Isabella by making the city of Palos pay back a debt to the crown by providing two of the ships, and by getting Italian financial backing for part of the expenses. The crown had to put up very little money from the treasury.
Columbus and 90 crewmen boarded the three ships that were to make the first voyage to the New World, the Ni?a, Pinta, and the flagship, Santa Maria. On October 12, 1492, Columbus first saw the islands of the new world, landing in the Bahamas. Later in the month, he would sail to Cuba, and to Hispaniola (now Haiti). He thought he had reached the East Indies, the islands off Southeast Asia.
Contrary to popular belief, most educated individuals in the 15th century, and especially sailors, already knew that the earth was round. What was not realized by Columbus, however, was just how big a globe it was. Columbus seriously underestimated the size of the planet.
He died at Valladolid, Spain on May 20, 1506, at the age of 55.
Christopher Columbus Goals:
:) He wanted to become a great explorer by discovering a shortcut to the wealth of asia and in so doing become wealthy himself.
:) He also wanted to spread christianity all over the world.
:) Christopher wanted to find gold and other valuable minerals in the Caribbean.
:) Columbus realy wanted to become very popular and have lots of titles.
:) He also wanted to become very wealthy...............................................................
one goal was to find a new route to India.
Well he all ways tried to get wealth and cheated his crew to obeying him to getting all the fame. He kept a real journal and a fake one too. his goal wasto find the fastest route to india