ARABINDA ADHIKARY/(INDIA,WB,MIDNAPORE). In October 1492, three ships touched the ground of the new earth. A new chapter was written, the rising of the sun in a new way erased the smell of the new earth. They wanted grains, spices and minerals but got endless gold and gems in front of their hands.
After Marco Polo, only Columbus showed the Europeans new dreams. He spread the Europeans to the other side of the world and showed a new chapter. Everyone was moving forward to become rich and strong. Of Columbus One of the next sailors is moving forward in a new panic, realizing this with new enthusiasm, I went to India to the Indian spice island. The only goal is to plunder the grain-rich spice island of India.
The story of Columbus: –
First Expedition : (3/7/1492-12/10/1492) The ship sailed across Cuba, Haiti, and the Bahamas in search of new ones, but stopped at Kaiko and Long Island. Wondering where it is? India in Asia or somewhere else?
Second Expedition : (13/10/1493-7/8/1498) The ship sailed out of Dominica and reached Jamaica via Portarico. The sailors rested for a while, thinking they had reached India.
Third Expedition : ( 30/5/1496-6/10/1500) Margarita first arrived in the archipelago, then crossed the Trinidad and several Caribbean islands to see the American mainland, but did not realize that this was the main trade of the future.
Fourth Expedition : (11/5/1502-6/11/1504) The ship crossed Honduras first, then Panama, and thought it was near the island of Masala, but the wrong way to reach the American mainland. Columbus. However, the future world director never thought or understood where he reached.
This time the journey of a sailor Amerigo Vespuji began. Some in the hope of imitating Columbus and some in the hope of a spice island.
The first expedition: (10/5/1498-15/10/1497) Following in the footsteps of Columbus, he first arrived in Brazil, wandered the Gulf of Mexico, and returned to Spain without realizing it.
The second expedition : (18/51499-6/7/1500) After wandering along the coast of Brazil along the equator for a while, it suddenly plunged into the Amazon River and returned to Spain after a few kilometers.
Third Expedition : (14/5/1501-6/9/1502) Reach the latitude of 13 degrees in South America. Then surprise to see South Georgia. Where is it? After a few days of wandering and fearing the strong waves of the Atlantic, he returned to Spain.
Fourth Expedition : (10/7/1503-16/7/1504) Returned to Brazil, then landed in South America along the Cape Verde coast. Somewhat disappointed, he returned to Spain.
Fifth Expedition : ( 6/5/1505-6/7/1508) Through the Gulf of Darien, the Atato River suddenly plunged 200 miles inland. Vespucci landed on the land of surprise, not thinking it was the land of future rule.
According to Vespuji, the newly discovered part of the world was named America. The people of Europe (1490-1520) started trading from the islands of the American Caribbean Sea, especially gold and gems. In that greed, everyone started the American campaign again and again.
That campaign is still going on today, but in the opposite way, the European Americans are plundering the mineral resources, gold and jewels all over the world from the political, administrative and power corridors.