Columbus was a skilled voyager. He wanted to find new routes and to bring back goods. In , Martellus, a German, was able to create a world map and Columbus was able to improve the map accurately with his travels. Then almost a hundred years later, Abraham Ortelius, a German, was able to create an accurate world map Doc. In document 6, it is noted that Columbus was believed to have written most of the letter coming back from America.
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Read on for an example long essay question. In the period to , new technologies emerged that had significant social, political, and economic effects. On the actual exam, you will read three questions and determine which you can answer most confidently.