Christopher Columbus: Celebrated Or Justified?

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Christopher Columbus should not be celebrated because he committed mass genocide, forced slaves, and wiped out an entire population.
The first reason for why Christopher Columbus should not be celebrated is because he committed mass genocide against the Native Americans. “Endless testimonies...prove the mild and pacific temperament of the natives…. But our work was to exasperate, ravage, kill, mangle and destroy; small wonder,” -Bartolome Las Casas, 1527. This shows how Columbus's crew, as well as him killed for amusement. Not only that he liked to kill in brutal ways like mutilation or being ripped apart by dogs.
My second reason why Christopher Columbus was a villain was because was because of his involvement in the keeping thousands of

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