Explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in the Republic of Genoa, Italy. His first voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in 1476 nearly cost him his life. Columbus participated in several other expeditions to Africa. In 1492 Columbus left Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña along side.
Some Causes of Christopher Columbus was that he called Native Americans Indians, He wanted money so he told the king he knew a shortcut, also increased Spanish power. His effects was Spain became very powerful, He explored the Caribbean and lastly he was a hero to Spain which made them richer.
Duclos, Abigail. "Causes and Effects of European Exploration in America." Prezi.com. N.p., 30 Sept. 2014. Web. 16 Mar. 2017.
"Christopher Columbus." Biography.com. A&E Networks Television, 16 Nov. 2016. Web. 16 Mar. 2017.
"The Triangular Trade: The Abolition of Slavery Project." The Triangular Trade: The Abolition of Slavery Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2017.