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What mistake did Columbus make that led him to believe he could make it to Asia by sailing west? A. He miscalculated the size of the Earth by more than half B. He gave in to his sailors when they threatened mutiny. C. He got Spanish financial and political backing.

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  1. anonymous
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    Columbus miscalculated the size of the Earth majorly. I would say "A". If you want to read more about this, here is a good link! http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/at-work/test-and-measurement/columbuss-geographical-miscalculations

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