How Did Christopher Columbus The Indians And Human Progress

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The name of this article is “Columbus, The Indians, and Human Progress” and it informs readers of multiple ages the truth about Christopher Columbus. This text was written by Howard Zinn and it explains how Columbus wasn’t as noble as people previously thought. Columbus and his men sailed west from a Spanish port in hopes to reach Asia. Their goal once they landed was to find gold and other priceless jewels. As a result of miscalculations, they discover the Americas. When they arrived and Indian tribe called the Arawak greeted them with open arms. What they did not know was that later on Columbus and his men would capture them as slaves. In Columbus’s writing about the Indians he states, “They would make fine servants.... With fifty men we

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