Geraldine K. Orner
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Hail To Columbus—discoverer Of A "Whole New World"
Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy, where travel was part of his life; Then lived for a time, in Lisbon, with Dona Felipa - his wife. Motivated by early journeys - heading South to the African Coast; To sail West and prove the earth was Round - was the goal that inspired him most. He looked to the Portuguese for support, but to his dismay - they declined; Determined to take this journey - he sought all the help he could find. The spanish Monarchs agreed on such lands, should Columbus be the "Discoverer;" To acknowledge his victory, he would become "Admiral, Viceroy and Governor". As the morning...Read the full of Hail To Columbus—discoverer Of A "Whole New World"