Rough Draft - Shafaat Rahman EN 211 Rough Draft Topic#1 In the late 15th century the world had been believed to have been mapped out completely

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Shafaat Rahman 2/24/12 EN 211 Rough Draft - Topic #1 In the late 15 th century, the world had been believed to have been mapped out completely. Various nations throughout the world had funded journeys to discover trade routes to easily trade more. Among these nations was Spain. Spain was a notable nation for its riches and history. They sent out many famous explorers, among these famous explorers were the likes of Christopher Columbus in the year of 1492. After convincing the King and Queen of Spain to finance his journey, Christopher Columbus set out on his Journey in August of 1492. His goal was to secure trading routes with Asia. Before setting out on his journey, his final stop was at the Canary Islands. There his ships had their final restock before officially setting sail. Due to rough storms, Columbus’ ships were misdirected and head southwest ward to discover a new island. The first area they set foot upon was San Salvador which he gave name to, in modern day is known to be an island of the
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2012 for the course EN 211 taught by Professor Malveaux during the Spring '12 term at Montgomery College.

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Rough Draft - Shafaat Rahman EN 211 Rough Draft Topic#1 In the late 15th century the world had been believed to have been mapped out completely

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