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What country sponsored both Chistopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de Leon?
Spain
Whose reason for exploring was to find the quickest route to India?
Christopher Columbus
What did the Bahamas have to offer the Spaniards instead of gold?
Rich soil for growing crops and unusual food Europeans had never had before.
What people had sailed west and discovered North America before Columbus?
The Vikings.
Why did Columbus need the King and Queen of Spain so that he could make his voyage?
He needed money for the 3 ships, to hire sailors and purchase supplies for the journey.