I also see where the other side is coming from that if it wasn't for him we wouldn't be in america right now cause was the one who discovered america but then he shouldn't have treated natives the way he did.Columbus day should not be celebrated because he enslaved many native inhabitants and he sent them to spain and sold them. Columbus day should not be a holiday because columbus did a lot of cruel things.Him and his men enslaved native inhabitants many many were killed because columbus ordered a brutall
Columbus Day is celebrated in recognition of Columbus “discovering” America in 1492. Many consider him a hero for that one reason but don’t acknowledge what he did when he first reached America. I personally believe Columbus is not worthy of being called a hero for various reasons. One of the reasons is that Columbus killed millions of native Americans because of his lust for gold. The native Americans were kind and generous towards Columbus and his men, but he enslaved them and forced them to do his dirty work for him.
The life of a slave is a life that one should be glad they do not have to live. The voyage to the New World was very cruel for the slaves. In the first passage it says, “they are carried like sheep to the slaughter, and that the Europeans are fond of their flesh.” This shows how awful the slaves were treated. As mentioned before, they were even stripped of all their clothing, and belongings if they had any. Most slaves were so exhausted from the beatings, that they did not even want to eat, but if this happened, the white men would force food into their mouths.
The natives had attacked our colony and killed 347 of our men . This started a series of attacks between us and them that lasted for the next 20 years. Finally in 1646 the fighting ceased when we captured Opechancanough and executed him . Because the native’s population numbers had dwindled due to diseases and war, they didn’t retaliate. Jamestown’s history with the natives is filled with death and misery.
The act only gave the president the power to negotiate relocation with southern tribes; however, when many Native Americans resisted, the government turned to much more damaging and harmful methods of expulsion (Stewart 38). The Indian Removal Act was utterly inhumane because it was the cause of thousands of deaths and destroyed the lives of the natives that survived. To begin, because of the Indian Removal Act, Native Americans suffered a loss
He later returned to the New World, but this time ready for war. He demanded the Lucayan people to hand over their food, gold, and woman. When they refused, Columbus and his men, would torture the Natives by cutting off their ears and noses. However, Columbus still was not satisfied, as he did not quite find the tresures he was looking for, so he captured 500 Lucayans and brought them back to be sold in the slave trade. Upon returning, he decided to make a Tribute System.
Magellan set a village on fire, and it was the village that Lapu Lapu the chief lived in. After Magellan realized what he did he knew he was in trouble and then they began fighting. With only around ten men defending Ferdinand, the rest of the crew stayed on the ship while they were at battle. This Final document shows how several of Magellan's crew members did not really care for him, as most of the crew stayed on the ship while he was in trouble. After one hour the battle ended with Magellan with a sword in his face, and his very few supporters dead.
Some colonists died at Jamestown because of the poor relationships they had with the Natives. First, some colonists died because of Native American attacks. This is significant because the colonists sometimes treated the Natives horribly, causing the Natives to fight back. Also, the Native Americans were forced to trade with the colonists. Because of this, the Natives retaliated and attacked the colonists.
Columbus misused the Native Americans with things that they had no idea about . They used their weapons to take what they required , and if the Natives declined if not simply them , there whole town would be butchered without knowing . Since the Native American were welcoming people Columbus seen that as great position besides the in light of the fact that the Native Americans didn 't perceive what their weapons even appeared just as he took as room also. The new mechanical assembly to get everything was the weapons. Columbus used that weapon to butcher a considerable measure of the
On the other hand, most poor people were sent to fight as gladiators, sold into slavery, or forced to work underground in mines. That 's not all, the punishments get more brutal. A large quantity of criminals got put to death on a cross, beheaded, or torn apart by beasts! To try and dissuade people from breaking the law, they severely punished people who committed crimes. One thing Rome could have done better is to not have had such brutal punishments that mostly always end up killing
With the first wave of Spanish colonization of the New World, many indigenous peoples were killed and their lands were seized and their way of life was destroyed (Tindall 26-27). When the Spanish showed up, they greatly overpowered indigenous peoples. They had iron, seafaring vessels, firearms, explosives, and swords, with indigenous peoples had copper, dugout canoes, arrows, and tomahawks (Tindall 27). This is immoral because the indigenous peoples would have no chance against the Spanish, and killing the indigenous people was senseless since they couldn’t fight back well anyway. When indigenous people were threatened by people in a village Columbus left behind, they attacked, killing ten people, only to lead to a retaliation that decimated their numbers (Tindall 21).
Well many colonists died because of their water supply, their relationship with the natives, and because of their knowledge of survival. These factor lead to early death for most of the colonist. The water supply for Jamestown was brackish, or filthy, and lead to disease. Also, there were many years that they went through a drought and did not have enough water for farming. The colonist dumped human waste into the rivers, and it tended to gather instead of flush away.
Throughout many historical interpretations of the explorer, Christopher Columbus, many included his voyage of seeking for a new route from Europe to the land of the riches, Asia. Although Columbus never set foot in Asia, he had traveled west and discovered the New World, and led many influential impacts. From Columbus’s exploration, it created several questionings along with controversies, debating whether people should celebrate Columbus Day. Nevertheless, Columbus Day should not be a national holiday, because the honor presented by the holiday does not suit many of Columbus’s despicable actions. Columbus had received the wrong title for his journey, his discovery lead to massive amounts of murders, and his greed for valuables and fame was also part of Columbus’s
He and his people brought diseases with them and killed many of the natives. In the 1700’s many other explorers from Great Britain, France and Spain started arriving and treated the Muscogee people brutally for their land and goods. Even though to keep the peace, the Creeks bartered with them, the explorers were so greedy they wanted everything they had. In 1715, the Yamasee war began against the cheating British traders who captured Indians for enslavement (Treuer and etc.). This caused an eruption in the Creek people and they divided into two groups, The Upper Creek and the Lower
The Movement of People Between 1508 and 1697, the Spanish Conquistadors took over many of the Central and South American tribes, often destroying many of the great cities that had previously housed these clans (Alchin, 2015). These Spanish either killed the natives or put them as slaves (Darlington et al, 2012). The majority of these slaves were working in the gold mines, which meant working 108 hours a week in terrible conditions (Darlington et al, 2012). Some of these slaves died from the punishments that they would receive from the Conquistadors, whereas others would die from European diseases such as smallpox (Darlington el at, 2012). This caused a requirement for new slaves.