This clip gives an overview of the story of Christopher Columbus and his journey to the Americas. It explains how Queen Isabella of Spain funded his ships, the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. It also mentions how Columbus intended to find India and explains why we celebrate Columbus Day.
Columbus discusses with Spanish royalty his proposal to reach Asia by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean. Columbus estimates his voyage to be 7 weeks long, but the reviewers of his proposal disagree and believe it will take one year. Columbus states that the goals of his voyage are to open a trade route with Asia for economic benefit and to expand the influence of the monarchs, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castille.
Queen Isabella of Spain funds Christopher Columbus' voyage to the New World, and Bugs Bunny tags along. This clip highlights some key aspects of the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in a comical manner. One inaccuracy in this clip is that Christopher Columbus did not debate the round shape of the Earth but the size of it.
Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud staunchly defend their opposing positions on the nature of their work and its possible reception by the public. While discussing their views, they make allusions to Christopher Columbus and Galileo Galilei to be more convincing.