Vasco Da Gama Murder

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Vasco da Gama is a man that is credited for finding a maritime route to the East. It is undeniable the fact that this is quite impressive to sail with prevailing winds there, then against them back, even more so that he did it twice. But, the crimes he committed along the way are quite unnecessary. Da Gama on several accounts was seen killing and murdering several innocent and not innocent people. He even kidnapped hundreds of people, put them in the boats that were stolen, then incinerated the ships with people still in them. Was what he found really worth honoring him for? Was it really worth slaughtering all of the people he did just to reclaim lost ships and to find a new route?

Vasco da Gama is guilty of committing 2nd degree murder.
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