20. Columbus First Journey

Episode 21 January 07, 2018 00:25:04
20. Columbus First Journey
The Latin American History Podcast
20. Columbus First Journey
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After years of trying, Columbus had finally secured funding to set off across the Atlantic. What happened next is known to almost everyone in Western world. Columbus reached the Americas and began the process of European colonisation. The details of his journey however, are rather less known and this episode tells its story. Along the way he will face storms, hostile foreign governments, natives and insubordination from his crew.

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