Age of Discovery.

Christopher Columbus discovered the "new world" in 1492. This discovery challenged the views of geography and medicine. Columbus landed in the Bahamas. The people were friendly and peaceful, he hoped to take some to the people back with him to show the King he also hoped to convert them to Christians. He believed that they could easily be governed due to the lack of modern weapons. The discovery of this "new world" spread quickly when Columbus returned back to Spain.

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