9. One reason the rulers of Spain supported Columbus’s journey was A. to win an advantage over their European rivals. B. to increase their

9. One reason the rulers of Spain supported
Columbus’s journey was
A. to win an advantage over their
European rivals.
B. to increase their trade in African slaves.
C. to make contact with the natives of the
Americas.
D. to find a source of new types of food for
their people.