Explorer Christopher Columbus

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Personal Background
  • nobleman
  • sailor
  • soldier
  • merchant

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Motives
  • to spread Christianity
  • to find a route to Asia
  • to find riches

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Impact
  • claimed lands for a European nation
  • provided new information for maps
  • mistreated or killed American Indians
  • spread disease
  • established a settlement

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