Christopher Columbus: Cristóbal Colón: OCCUPATION: Explorer BIRTH DATE: c. October 31, 1451 DEATH DATE: May 20, 1506 PLACE OF BIRTH: Genoa, Italy more about Christopher BEST KNOWN FOR: Famed Italian explorer Christopher Columbus discovered the "New World" of the Americas on an expedition sponsored by King Ferdinand of Spain in 1492.
Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic. Taíno Indians who inhabited the territory, called the island Boriken or Borinquen which means: "the great land of the valiant and noble Lord" or "land of the great lords". On November 19, 1493 Christopher Columbus discovered the island in his second voyage to the New World. On March 2, 1917, United States granted Puerto Ricans U.S. statutory citizenship.
It is disturbing to know that the History taught in school was not 100% accurate. Christopher Columbus DID NOT discover America. Actually, a man from Spain named Pedro Alonso Nino discovered the land. The pilgrims were not the first settlers on US soil. Actually, it was our brother and sisters; Native Indians.
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