Columbus Questions for Mr. K’ and Ms. Dickerson’s Class

columbus-day-facts1 Where was Christopher Columbus from                                      a. China    b. Italy c. Spain

2Why did the people of Europe want to travel to China?

3. What was the problem with sailing around Africa to get to China?

What was the problem with walking to China across Europe and Asia?

4. What was Columbus’s Idea on how to get to China?

5. Why had no one done this before (sailed west)?

6. Who gave Columbus money for the trip?

7. What were the name of the 3 ships ?

8. What two continents did Columbus bump into when he sailed west?library-columbus_route2

9. Why did Columbus call the natives Indians? Where did he think he had reached?

10.Why is Columbus important?

19 responses

  1. brandon

    he was from italy

    October 15, 2015 at 9:03 am

  2. brandon

    because they want to get slik spices

    October 15, 2015 at 9:07 am

  3. 1. he was born in italy.
    2.they wanted to travel to china because they want gold, spices,and silk.
    3.the problem was if they travel east,they would have a problem.
    4.columbus wanted to travel west.
    5.it was dangerous to travel west.
    6.the queen gave money to give him a ship and a crew.
    7.the nina, the pinta, and the santa maria.
    8.columbus bumped into north america,and south america.
    9.columbus had called the native people indians because he thought he was in india.

    10.columbus discovered the the part of the americas and called the native people indians.

    October 15, 2015 at 9:25 am

  4. hector davila

    colmbus was born from italy
    the people won’t to go to china because they won’t gold and spices and the problem was sail aroud africa it was long big waves
    columbus idea on how to get to china was go west to go on china
    because nobody went to west before because ideins live their
    who gave money for the trip was the prins
    the name of the 3 sips was sainta marina
    when columbus went to west he bump in to west amaca

    October 15, 2015 at 9:26 am

  5. sean

    1 where was chistopher columbus b ltaly
    2way did the people of europe want to travel to china for slik and spices
    3 what was the problem with sailing around africa get china rough sea
    4what was columbus idea on how to get to china sailing west
    5 way had no one this before becuase of sea monster

    6 who gave columbus money king and queen
    7 what were the name of the ships nina pinta santa maria
    8 what two continents did columbus bump in to when he sailed west south america

    October 15, 2015 at 9:33 am

  6. 1. B ltaly
    2. food and gold
    3.rough seas
    4.go to west
    5.the ocean was to big.
    6. it is king and Queen.
    7. nina and pinta and santa maria
    8. in north america.

    October 15, 2015 at 9:37 am

  7. 1.WHERE WAS CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FROM ITALY
    2.SPICES GOLD
    3.ROUGH WATER AROUD AFRICA
    4.HE TRIED GO AROUND WEST
    5.THEY WERE AFRAID
    6.THE QUEEN
    7.NINA PINTA SANTA MARIA
    8.NOTHA AMERICA SOUTH AMERICA

    October 15, 2015 at 9:48 am

  8. Jaden

    b. Italy
    to bring gold,spices
    thay ray hurricane
    you cane diy
    to saly west
    thay

    October 15, 2015 at 9:50 am

  9. 1italy
    2to a diferint land
    3it will take a lot of days to africa to china
    4asking for mony
    5becaus thay where scard
    6a little cide
    7nina pinta sentermerina
    8salt amarica
    9indea
    10

    October 15, 2015 at 9:55 am

  10. 1. Italy
    2. spices and gold
    3.because of waves and huricains
    4.because of food and robbers
    5. because they were overwelmed
    6. the queen.
    7. santa maria,pinta,mayflower.
    8. north and south america.
    9.because he thought he reached china.
    10.because he discovered A
    merica

    October 16, 2015 at 10:12 am

  11. jahlil

    1.B Italy
    2.They wanted gold
    3.There are lots of storms
    4.To go all the way around the global
    5.They thought their are sea monsters
    6. Queen Isobella and king ferdinand.
    7. Santa maria ,nina and the pinta.
    8. He bumped into north america and south america.
    9. He called them the indies.
    10.He opens north america

    October 16, 2015 at 10:16 am

  12. JUSTIN

    1.B ITALY
    2.BECAUSE THEY WANTED GOLD AND SPICES
    3. THE BOATS CAN SINK
    4. BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WILL STEAL YOUR STUFF
    5.HE WAS GONGING TO SAIL WEST
    6.QUEEN ISABELLA AND KING FERDINAND
    7. PINTA,NINA, SANTA MARIA
    8. HE BUMED IN TO SOUTH AMERICA AND NORTH AMERICA
    9.HE CALLED THEM INDIES
    10.HE OPENS NORTH AMERICA

    October 16, 2015 at 10:18 am

  13. zaire

    1.b Italy
    2. to get spices and gold
    3. they didnot want to go far in the water
    it will take too long
    4. his idea was to go north
    5.west is dangorus
    6. king and queen
    7. pinta,santamrea,nena
    8. north amarica and southamarica
    9. he thot he was in china
    10. opened up north amarica

    October 16, 2015 at 10:19 am

  14. 1. Italy
    2. china have gold and spices
    3.they did not want to go far in the water
    it will take too long
    4.his idea was to go north
    5.nina and pinta and santa maria
    6.and names Queen lsablla king ferdinand

    October 16, 2015 at 10:21 am

  15. 1.B italy
    2.Thay wanted gold
    3.Rough seas
    4.go to west
    5.the ocean was to large
    6.it is king and queen
    7.nina and pinta and santa maria
    8.in north america
    9.becushe was in india

    October 16, 2015 at 10:22 am

  16. 1.b italy
    2. gold they wanted
    3.thay have trouble
    4.west sail
    5.were they a afraid
    6.the queen
    7.nina pinta santa maria
    8.north america south america
    9. HE thought he was in India
    10 He found America

    October 16, 2015 at 10:26 am

  17. 1.b italy
    2. gold theywantebroughb water boats
    3.brkaelmed dottom west sail waere
    4.large
    5.afraid were whay queen lsadella king ferdinand
    6.whale nina pinta santa maria
    7.northamerica and south america
    8.africa asia
    9.he thought they were indians

    October 16, 2015 at 10:35 am

  18. angelina

    1.Cristopher was from Italy.
    2.They wanted spices and gold.
    3.what was the problem with sailing around africa get china.
    4.way had no one this before beuase of sea monster.
    5.who gave columbus money king and queen.
    6.what were the name of the ship nina pint santa maria.
    7.what tow conenite dod columbuhd in to when he saild west south america
    8. he thot he wose in indu .
    9.be kos he fowd umruk.

    October 16, 2015 at 10:36 am

  19. Amaj

    1. b. Italy

    2. They wanted the gold.

    3. Becase at the bottom africa is where storms are made.It will take 2 or 3 years.

    4. To sale west.

    5. Becase nobody saled west.

    6. The queen.

    7. Santa Maria ,Pinta,Nina.

    8. north america south america.

    October 16, 2015 at 10:36 am

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