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Columbus, Christopher

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History vs. Christopher Columbus - Alex Gendler
From youtube.com, produced by TED-Ed
Many people in the United States and Latin America have grown up celebrating the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s voyage. But was he an intrepid explorer who brought two worlds together or a ruthless exploiter who brought colonialism and slavery... [more]
July 7, 2016 at 02:56 PM
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Short Biography of Christopher Columbus
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This four-minute video shows the life of Christopher Columbus and how he came to find the Americas.
November 23, 2010 at 09:06 AM
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Columbus and His Voyages Part 3
From classroomclips.org, produced by University of Richmond-A Moment in Time
In 1492 after years of trying, Christopher Columbus finally received the go-ahead for his western voyage. It was the first of four.  Brief overview of his voyages and findings. This is a great resource to use in conjunctions with non-fiction texts an... [more]
June 23, 2012 at 05:05 PM
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Columbus and His Voyages, Part 2
From classroomclips.org, produced by University of Richmond-A Moment in Time
As Christopher Columbus entered his 30s, his experience and training, education, and contacts had awakened a gnawing intuition that he could reach Japan by sailing west. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts and/or les... [more]
June 23, 2012 at 05:15 PM
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Columbus Day History
From watchmojo.com, produced by WatchMojo
Christopher Columbus first set foot on the Americas, or the New World, on October 12th, 1492. Many countries have been celebrating this event since the colonial period. However, it was only in the twentieth century that Columbus Day became an officia... [more]
October 8, 2012 at 12:58 AM
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Christopher Columbus' Last Voyage
From history.com, produced by History Channel
During his fourth voyage Columbus was forced to take refuge in a cove off the shores of Hispaniola when he realized a hurricane was approaching. The leader of the country denied Columbus’ request to seek shelter on the island and so Columbus took his... [more]
July 17, 2012 at 01:06 AM
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Columbus' Quest for Gold
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In the new world, Columbus enslaved the native people and forced them to mine for gold. Columbus’ quest for gold drove him to exploit any Native Indian over the age of 14. In this video clip, learn more about the relationship between Columbus and the... [more]
July 17, 2012 at 01:07 PM
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Columbus' Modern Ships
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Columbus' modern ships were fast and strong enough for the rough Atlantic seas. In this video clip, learn how Columbus created the successful ships with the funding from the wealthy Spanish king and queen.  (1:25)
July 17, 2012 at 01:41 AM
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The Real Story of Columbus
From history.com, produced by History Channel
When Columbus made landfall in the Caribbean he believed it to be Asia, his intended destination the whole time. In this video clip, learn the real story behind Columbus and his voyages. Also learn how Columbus really wasn’t trying to prove that the ... [more]
July 17, 2012 at 01:47 AM
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Columbus the Businessman
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, learn how Columbus relied on the same tools of planning and persuasion that modern businessmen use today. (3:30)
July 17, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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