Christopher Columbus Chapter 1 Summary

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So, what i gathered from this chapter is that, Europeans are jerks. They thought that they were just God’s gift to the earth. So, I guess when they “discovered” a new world filled with people who didn 't look like them, dress like them, live like them, they must of came to the conclusion that these poor, poor savages needed to be reconditioned to be like them or be wiped from history. Which is basically what Columbus did. Why do we have a holiday named after him? How do we even celebrate it? I think I’ve figured it out; you go to someone’s house and plant a flag in their front lawn and say, “I discovered this house, so it’s mine now.” And if the person claiming to live their objects, just kill them. Why is it that Columbus and the other explorers
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