Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.
On August the ships set sail. On October Columbus reached the Bahamas, an island group east of Florida. He thought he had reached the East Indies in Asia. Columbus therefore called the islanders Indians.
First Fleet @ anchor in Sydney Cove NSW Australia / The left headland is where the southern pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is now situated, and the Sydney Opera House now sits on the right-hand headland.