How Christopher Colombus Discovered the New World

In 1492, Christopher Columbus made an unexpected discovery of the Americas while trying to accomplish his “enterprise of the Indies” that was supported by the Spanish monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella (Levine 58). Columbus’s purpose for his voyage was to find an alternate route to Asia from the Atlantic for the reason of the popular demand … Read more

History of the Dominican Republic

Paintings by John Lewis, a locally well known Dominican painter whom Hispaniola. com commissiond to draw snapshots of the Dominican history. For at least 5,000 years before Christopher Columbus “discovered” America for the Europeans, the island which he called Hispaniola was inhabited by Amer-Indians. Anthropologists have traced 2 major waves of immigration, one from the … Read more

Nicaragua Essay

The area of Nicaragua is 50,193 sq. mi. The Nicaraguan highlands, with a elevation about 2000 ft, cross Nicaragua from the northwest to the southeast. Several mountain ranges, the highest of which, the Cordillera Isabelia, reaches an elevation of more than 6890 ft, cut the highlands from east to west. In the west is a … Read more

Columbus – Friend Or Foe

Explore, discover and develop or seek, destroy and conquer. Almost everyone recognizes the name Christopher Columbus and understands what his role was in changing the views, lifestyles, politics, and geography of the fifteenth century modern world. Christopher Columbus discovered a world known to no European, African or Asian. He discovered the New World, the Americas. … Read more