Christopher Columbus Be Celebrated Or Inhumane?

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Do you trust your history book to tell you everything? Maybe you shouldn’t just rely on one source. Some textbooks only skim the surface. One instance of this would be the story of Christopher Columbus. Recent evidence shows that Columbus abused his power and quite possibly should not be celebrated. “Singularly focused on him mission to find riches and conquer new land, Columbus and his teams treated the indigenous groups they came across as obstacles to their greater mission.” “. . . Columbus and his men enslaved many native inhabitants of the West Indies and subjected them to extreme violence and brutality.” “ In addition to controversy over enslavement and violent rule, the ‘ Age of exploration Columbus led had the additional consequences

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