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Explorer Christopher Columbus sailed west from Europe in 1492 under the flag of which king?

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1. Explorer Christopher Columbus sailed west from Europe in 1492 under the flag of which king?
2. Columbus and his men sighted land on October 12 of what year?
3. Columbus sailed out determined would be a better route to where?
4. How many trips to the New World did Columbus make?
5. What are the names of the three ships Columbus set sail with?
6. What is the name of the era in which Columbus set sail?
7. The federal holiday of Columbus Day was made by possible due to the lobbying efforts of what group?
8. Where was Columbus from?
9. When Columbus sighted Cuba and Hispaniola, he thought he was seeing which two countries?
10. Which World's Fair was designed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Columbus's discovery?