Christopher likes to travel. He is a businessman and an adventurer. An adventurer likes to do things nobody else does. He is the captain of a ship. He wants to travel from Europe to India. The journey is very long. It takes many months to sail from Europe to India. He wants to travel faster. India is in the east. He decides to go west. Nobody goes to the west. He gets money. He asks sailors to go with him. He tells them the journey is dangerous. But they don’t mind.
They like adventure. Christopher and his sailors leave Europe. They sail west. Their map says if they go far enough, they will get to India. They are at sea for many weeks. They are afraid that their food and drinking water supply may not be enough. There are many storms because the weather is not always good. Some sailors want to go back. Christopher tells them that they will soon arrive in India. They go on. After a long time they get to India. But they are wrong. It is not India. Christopher and his men discover a new world. They stay for a while and trade with the local people. They take gold, tobacco and other unusual things back to Europe. Christopher comes back many times. He has just discovered the American continent.
Where does Christopher want to travel?
Christopher and his men don't mind the ______ journey.
They do the following things in the new world EXCEPT that _______.
they take silver back to Europe
they stay there for a while
they trade with the local people
they take tobacco back to Europe
What can we learn from the passage?
They get a lot from the American continent.
Christopher will never come back again.
Christopher and his men have discovered India.
Christopher kill the local people in India.