Christopher Columbus, Hero Or Villain?

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Christopher Columbus, hero or villain? My family when surveyed all voted villain. Chloe 12 year old, “if someone came to your house, kill all your people and took your house for theirs, equals V-I-L-L-A-I-N.” You have to love teenagers. The debate has been discussed many times and visiting some online sites to see opinions it seems the villain description wins. ( I personally have a hard time labeling him a villain. He was a brave and adventurous man. Can you imagine the slack he was getting from the naysayers? This you have to give him props for! BUT… why a villain? Like many explorers he was out for frame and fortune. He never actually landed in America but the Bahamas. He was willing to risk life and limb due that
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