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Columbus Sets Sail

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About a half our before sunrise on August 3 1492, Christopher Columbus set sale from Palos Spain. He, and his crew sailed on three ships -- the Nina Pinta and Santa Maria. They sailed in search of a shorter route two India. Instead, columbus discovered a “New World.” Experts believe he land on San salvador Island in the Bahamas on October 12, 1492.

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About a half hour before sunrise on August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain. He and his crew sailed on three ships -- the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. They sailed in search of a shorter route to India. Instead, Columbus discovered a "New World." Experts believe he landed on San Salvador Island in the Bahamas on October 12, 1492.

 

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07/27/2015