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3rd Columbus

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men who rob from ships pirates
group that travels together, especially through the desert caravan
long trip across the sea or ocean voyage
explorer who found the New World while searching for a sea route to the Indies Christopher Columbus
monarchs of Spain who provided Columbus with the necessary ships and money for his voyage King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
Columbus's three ships Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria
town beside the sea from which ships sail seaport
What did the sailors believe were in the seas? monsters and boiling water
What is a great area of land surrounded or nearly surrounded by water? continent
Where did Columbus grow up? Genoa, Italy
What job does a weaver do? makes soft wool into cloth formclothing
What kind of riches did the people in Europe want from India? pearls, spices, gold, spices, silk
Why did the people want a water route to India? Camel caravans were often robbed.