In 1492 Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue. What I hadn’t appreciated until now was that Columbus’ expedition may never have happened if he hadn’t sought refuge here in the Franciscan monastery of La Rábida in this relatively unknown (on the tourist map) corner of Andalucia in southern Spain.
Mickey Mouse as Christopher Columbus. On October 12, 1492 Columbus landed on San Salvador, an island of the Bahamas. It is documented with this Gambia stamp Scott #1229 (08 Apr 1992). This October 12th will mark the 520th Anniversary.
In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue … and Ferdinand, king of Aragon, and Isabella, queen of Castile expelled the Jews from Spain. The reasoning for this move has never been entirely clear. <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-the-expulsion-of-jews-from-spain/>Read the show notes here.</a>
In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue, what do YOU think he liked to do? This great Columbus Day creative writing craft and activity is exactly what you need this school year! This craft is differentiated and was designed with all learning styles and lower elementary grades in mind.