Drive Thru History: Columbus & The New World

26 minutes

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Host Dave Stotts investigates the "confluence of events" that resulted in Columbus' discovery of America. In a broad sweep of history, he connects Marco Polo's writings to Kublai Khan, to the siege of Constantinople, to the closure of the Silk Road, and finally to the need to discover new trade routes to India and China.

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Runtime: 26 minutes

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