How Did Christopher Columbus Become An American

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Europe 's government greatly demanded spices and gold from Asia, so they tried to find a water route to Asia. Columbus sailed towards what he thought was Asia, but instead found America. During the voyage, there was a risk of no winds, unknown weather, and shortages of supplies. When Columbus saw land, he anchored all of the ships and headed for land. Columbus named the new island San Salvador, and started exploring the fairly tropical area. Suddenly, the natives of San Salvador headed towards them, in a way as they were going to attack, but they didn 't. Afterwards, the natives brought the newcomers, quite aggressively, into their village. The natives ended up trusting them enough to give them some artifacts. After he headed back to
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