In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue … and Ferdinand, king of Aragon, and Isabella, queen of Castile expelled the Jews from Spain. The reasoning for this move has never been entirely clear. <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-the-expulsion-of-jews-from-spain/>Read the show notes here.</a>

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue … and Ferdinand, king of Aragon, and Isabella, queen of Castile expelled the Jews from Spain. The reasoning for this move has never been entirely clear. <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-the-expulsion-of-jews-from-spain/>Read the show notes here.</a>

1492, Columbus opens the route to the New World for Spain. Beginning of the Modern Age.

1492, Columbus opens the route to the New World for Spain. Beginning of the Modern Age.

These upcycled cardboard ships are great educational toys that you and your kids can make together!

These upcycled cardboard ships are great educational toys that you and your kids can make together!

Columbus went to the king and queen of Spain. They gave him three ships; the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria, as well as a crew and the money he needed to make the trip. On October 12, 1492 Columbus reached the land. He had not found the Indies. He was really in the Atlantic Ocean. The islands he discovered were off the coast of North America; San Salvador then Cuba which Columbus called Juana. Columbus went back to Spain and showed everyone the gold and other goods he had found…

Columbus went to the king and queen of Spain. They gave him three ships; the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria, as well as a crew and the money he needed to make the trip. On October 12, 1492 Columbus reached the land. He had not found the Indies. He was really in the Atlantic Ocean. The islands he discovered were off the coast of North America; San Salvador then Cuba which Columbus called Juana. Columbus went back to Spain and showed everyone the gold and other goods he had found…

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue"and made contact with the "Indians." and considered them as nonhuman and savages !For Native Americans, the world after 1492 would never be the same : Intrusion in paradise, The desecration of Sacred Land, 500 years of genocide, cultural genocide,crime in the name of a church and Greed!

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue"and made contact with the "Indians." and considered them as nonhuman and savages !For Native Americans, the world after 1492 would never be the same : Intrusion in paradise, The desecration of Sacred Land, 500 years of genocide, cultural genocide,crime in the name of a church and Greed!

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