The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus - Salvador Dali

"The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus" -- 1959 -- Salvador Dali -- Spanish -- Oil on canvas -- Salvidor Dali Museum -- St.

Columbus was actually a bit of a barbarian. In fact, he was arrested and returned to Spain after being found to be too barbaric a ruler in his role as governor of the Hispaniola colony. 23 people testified about his cruelty as a really, really bad guy. He even refused to let the natives convert to Christianity because Catholic law dictated that baptized people could not be enslaved. Studies show that there were aprox300,000 people in Hispaniola, but 56 years after Columbus, it was only 500.

Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer sailed to the New World under the Spanish flag to claim everything he saw for Queen Isabella of Castille

Christoffel Columbus was een genocidale maniak (en niet de ontdekker van Amerika) - http://www.ninefornews.nl/christoffel-columbus-was-een-genocidale-maniak-en-niet-de-ontdekker-van-amerika/

Dioscoro Teofilo de la Puebla Tolin - The First Landing of Columbus on the Shores of the New World at San Salvador, Oct. by Currier and Ives - Fine Art Reproduction

Geboorteplaats Christoffel Columbus

In 1502 Christopher Columbus makes the first European landfall in the area and names it Costa Rica which means rich coast.

Christoffel Columbus komt aan in Amerika, Theodor de Bry, Johann Theodor de Bry, 1594

The engraving by Theodore de Bry, from which formed part of his “America-series”, showing Christopher Columbus landing on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola in 1492

Statue of Christoffel Columbus, Barcelona

Statue of Christopher Columbus, Barcelona

Check out this page from Classical Composers for lots of videos, printables, and more for Columbus Day --->

Free Columbus Day Resources (printables, videos, and more)

Portrait of a Man, Said to be Christopher Columbus (born about died Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani) (Italian, Venice (?) Rome) Date: 1519 Medium: Oil on canvas

In this lesson, students will map out Columbus' four voyages using a printable worksheet and colored pencils. Students will not only learn about Columbus' four voyages and why he made them, they will also learn about geography. This lesson connects history and geography in an interactive way. ~Christina W.

Chart Columbus's Voyages - Geography Lesson Plan for Columbus Day

On August the ships set sail. On October Columbus reached the Bahamas, an island group east of Florida. He thought he had reached the East Indies in Asia. Columbus therefore called the islanders Indians.

Christoffel Columbus. He is the most famous travel explorer. He has discovered America, but he thought that he reached India.  He believed this for the rest of his life.

hier kwam columbus aan hij dacht dat hij in azie was aangekomen

Christoffel Columbus

On this day in History, Columbus reaches the New World on Oct Learn more about what happened today on History.

Christoffel Columbus komt aan in Amerika, Theodor de Bry, Johann Theodor de Bry, 1594

Christoffel Columbus komt aan in Amerika, Theodor de Bry, Johann Theodor de Bry, 1594

Christoffel Columbus

Christoffel Columbus

Johann Wilhelm Kaiser (I) | Christoffel Columbus, Johann Wilhelm Kaiser (I), Arie Cornelis Kruseman, 1859 | Christoffel Columbus neemt een jongen mee onder zijn arm, terwijl een man, een vrouw en twee kleinere kinderen, mogelijk het gezin van de jongen, achterblijven.

Johann Wilhelm Kaiser (I) | Christoffel Columbus, Johann Wilhelm Kaiser (I), Arie Cornelis Kruseman, 1859 | Christoffel Columbus neemt een jongen mee onder zijn arm, terwijl een man, een vrouw en twee kleinere kinderen, mogelijk het gezin van de jongen, achterblijven.

Columbus Day Lesson from The Classical Historian

Columbus Day Lesson from The Classical Historian

Het gereconstrueerde portret van Christoffel Columbus

Carefully reconstructed portrait of Christopher Columbus, without anachronisms, respecting contemporary style, and based on historical sources;

La Palma Santa Cruz Ship Christoffel Columbus Santa Maria.......

La Palma Santa Cruz Ship Christoffel Columbus Santa Maria.......

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