What was the "fundamental difference" between Columbus' voyage in 1492 and other Portuguese explorers of that time? 12. What did the Papal Bull of 1493 do for Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain? 13. How many days did it take to make a round trip from Spain to the Americas?
Veneration of Columbus in America dates back to colonial times. The name Columbia for "America" first appeared in a 1738 weekly publication of the debates of the British Parliament.  The use of Columbus as a founding figure of New World nations and the use of the word 'Columbia', or simply the name 'Columbus', spread rapidly after the American Revolution. In 1812, the name 'Columbus' was given to the newly founded capital of Ohio. During the last two decades of the 18th century the name "Columbia" was given to the federal capital District of Columbia, South Carolina's new capital city Columbia, the Columbia River, and numerous other places.
[pic] Assignment: Lewis and Clark Overview The Lewis and Clark Expedition is a story as compelling as any fiction. The two-year journey stands as one of the defining elements in early American history, setting the patterns for further expansion and fueling the American passion for wanting to know what lies over the next ridge or bend in the river. In this assignment, explore the “Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery” Web site. Then, use what you’ve learned about the expedition to compose a brief but thorough essay that addresses several elements of their journey. Rubric Use this rubric with the Assignment.
Name the two monarchs who finally funded Columbus' explorations. Two Monarchs were Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand. Where did Columbus land in October, 1492? Columbus landed in the Bahamas. What was the "fundamental difference" between Columbus' voyage in 1492 and other Portuguese explorers of that time?
New Netherland: Effects of the Fur Trade Daniel Landis History 101 B002 Professor Hicks April 19, 2012 In northwestern Europe, Holland had become commercially dominating by 1600. During this time the Dutch struggled with Spain and Portugal regarding their independence. “…the Dutch seized Portuguese forts in Africa, Brazil, and Indonesia, gaining control of the Atlantic trade in slaves and the Indian Ocean commerce in East Indian spices and Chinese silks and ceramics.”1 The Dutch controlled most of the Worlds commerce with the establishment of the East India Company, but they needed a western route to the East Indies. It was the search for a western route to the East Indies that began a thriving fur trade with the Indians in the Americas and the wars that happened as a result. Henry Hudson was an English explorer that worked for both the English and the Dutch.
Breanna Wesley History 1302- section313 February 11,2014 In 1898, the United States fought Spain in the Spanish American War. This war took place in 1898 and ended in 1901. The United States went to war against Spain because of longstanding foreign affairs interests as well as immediate domestic political events. From the early days of the Republic, North Americans politicians considered Cuba’s geographic position as vital to the United States. After the explosion of the USS Maine, the US public was whipped up into an anti-Spanish hysteria.
Before he could set out on his voyage, Columbus first needed financial support to aid his campaign. He approached King John II of Portugal in 1485 with his idea. He asked for the King to equip three strong vessels and give his one year to sail the Atlantic Ocean to find Asia via a westerly route. He also requested to be made “Great Admiral of the Ocean” which gave his authority and allowed him to govern any and all the lands he discovers while at sea, and forfeit one-tenth of the profit to the
Christopher Columbus was an explorer, navigator and a respectful Admiral. With the patronage of the King and Queen of Spain, he made his first voyage through the Atlantic Ocean and that led to the exploration of the American continent. The meaning of this voyage is controversial. During his voyage, he wrote a diary of his voyage so other people could use that as a document to help them. By studying his journal and using it as a source, to some extent, I can recognize Columbus’s personalities.
Patrick Henry, a strong patriot, gave one of the most famous speeches of all time, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”. In this speech Henry is at a Virginia Revolutionary Convention trying to convince Virginians to believe that they need a revolution. Henry starts his speech by complimenting and showing respect to his opponents because if his opponents respect him he has a better chance to get through to them. This technique is not always easy to use since it is always hard to compliment an opponent but it is very useful to get their attention. Throughout is powerful speech he uses emotional appeals and rhetorical questions to get his ideas across.