Check Your Knowledge: A 'New World' Discovered

Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s
19th century engraving depicting the Santa Maria, one of Columbus' ships. bauhaus1000 / Getty Images

1. What was the original goal of Christopher Columbus' first voyage?

2. Who financed Christopher Columbus' expeditions?

3. Which term best describes the policies and practices enacted by Spanish explorers in the New World?

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