Christopher Columbus Facts – Interesting Facts About Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus Facts for Kids

During his third voyage when he saw the Orinoco River emptying into the Atlantic Ocean, in South America he thought he found the Garden of Eden.

Christopher Columbus made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain, in the years 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502.

The truth about Columbus is that he did not discover America because they were people already living from 20,000 years ago.

Columbus heirs were in a long battle with the Spanish crown until 1790, arguing that the monarchy didn’t give them the profits and money due to the explorer.

The first lemon seeds were brought to America by Christopher Columbus.

Tobacco and horses were traded between the Europeans and Native Tainos. Sailors brought back tobacco to Europe.

Columbus explored Trinidad and Tobago, Margarita and Grenada during the third Voyage.

Columbus explored Jamaica Guadeloupe and Dominica during the second voyage.

Columbus wasn’t interested in proving Earth was round because many during his time knew the fact that Earth was spherical.

Columbus left school and his father’s wool workshop to train himself by a merchant on a trading ship, at the age of 14.