The Journey of Christopher Columbus: Beyond the Textbook


Subject:
Geography , Holidays and Observances Individually , Notable People , Columbus Day , Explorers , Exploration

Description:
This site provides information about the 1492-1493 journey headed by Christopher Columbus from Spain to the "new world." The site features background about how Columbus obtained support for the journey, a voyage timeline with excerpts from journals, information about the native people Columbus encountered (such as the Tainos and Caribs) and his activities after his return, and a map. From the McGraw-Hill textbook publishing company.

Publisher:
The McGraw-Hill Companies; Glencoe

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/socialstudies/btt/columbus/


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