Columbus reaches the Bahamas

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Historical Context Note

In his first voyage across the Atlantic, Columbus first reaches the lands of the Americas in the form of an island he called San Salvador, probably somewhere in the Bahamas.
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Editors. "Columbus reaches the Bahamas". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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