Columbus Questions for Mr. K’ and Ms. Dickerson’s Class
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 ?
9. Why did Columbus call the natives Indians? Where did he think he had reached?
10.Why is Columbus important?