This is a map that Christopher had.
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He was born in Genoa in Italy. Columbus' family hoped to get rich by trade. Columbus went to sea at the age of 13.
Q. Did he go to school?
A. Nobody knows if he went to school.
It s lots of fun.
Life on board
The sailors worked shifts. The time for each shift was measured using a half hour glass. The men had no cabins.