Adam examines the population of the Americas on the eve of European voyages of exploration. He also clarifies misconceptions around the living situation of Native American tribes; some lived in organized settlements.
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.
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.