The journey of exploration commenced in 1492 when Christopher Columbus decided to seek out a new trade route to china. This and other dozens of expeditions; with guidance from map estimations led to the discovery and possession of what became the New World. The period of exploration was supported by catholic monarchs’, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella who financed most of Columbus transatlantic expedition towards India (DonQuijote, 2017). According to the study conducted by Borucki, Eltis & Wheat (2015), Columbus had an encounter with the Taino, the indigenous people whom he tried to enslave. The resistance from this people was over the top as they refused to……..
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