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What is the most likely reason it took Columbus so long to find someone to fund his voyage?
He was not a likable person
He was cruel to natives
His projections were not accurate
He was considered a criminal
What is the most likely reason Columbus' crew threatened mutiny (to take over) at one point?
They did not like Columbus' leadership
They did not support how Columbus treated the natives
They thought he had become too powerful
They were not seeing the land Columbus promised
How was Columbus treated when he got back to Spain?
He was jailed for his treatment of natives
He was treated like a hero for his findings
He was ignored by the royals
He was jailed for disgracing the royal family
How many of Columbus' original fleet made it back to Spain? Why?
All three; they had great leadership
None; all three of them sank
Only two; the Santa Maria wrecked
Only one; the Nina and the Santa Maria wrecked
Why did Columbus get into some trouble while he was the governor of the Indies?
He mistreated some of the colonists
He stole from the royal family
He made promises he couldn't keep
He talked badly about King Ferdinand
What did Columbus go to his grave believing?
He had discovered new continents
He was mistreated by the Portuguese
He had discovered a shortcut to Asia
He was the best explorer ever