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www.biography.com/news/christopher-columbus-day-facts

Oct 12, 2015 ... Whether you call it Columbus Day or Indigenous People's Day, one thing is for sure -- today's holiday churns up a sea of debate that could ...

www.thoughtco.com/the-truth-about-christopher-columbus-2136697

Mar 31, 2017 ... Some think he was a brave hero and others think he was a monster ... Posthumous portrait of Christopher Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519. .... But nowadays people tend to see Columbus for what he really was: a ...

www.history.com/topics/exploration/columbus-controversy

Find out more about the history of Columbus Controversy, including videos, ... Ask HISTORY: Did Columbus Really Discover America? ... As the classroom rhyme goes, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and discovered America. ... controversy has arisen over the validity of honoring the explorer as a hero.

www.nationalreview.com/article/425389/christopher-columbus-and-new-world-mark-antonio-wright

Oct 12, 2015 ... Christopher Columbus was not perfect, but with his daring and skill ... First, to dispel a myth, Columbus Day is actually not the Italian-American ...

www.imahero.com/herohistory/christopher_herohistory.htm

Christopher Columbus was a hero -- read about his life, the times in which he ... Christopher thought he had reached the Far East, but he had actually landed in ...

www.debate.org/opinions/should-christopher-columbus-be-considered-a-hero

Learn how others feel about Columbus being a hero. ... Of course he has not really discovered America, but what he has done was the single most important ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/christopher-columbus-hero-or-villain

Oct 12, 2009 ... Christopher Columbus' stature in U.S. classrooms has declined somewhat through the years, and many districts will not observe the explorer's ...

www.reference.com/history/christopher-columbus-considered-hero-606230a45f57c99f

Christopher Columbus is considered a hero because he traveled to the New World and launched a series of expeditions and migrations. The money he brought ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/10/10/is-christopher-columbus-truly-a-villain-this-is-what-the-public-really-thinks

Oct 10, 2016 ... This is what the public really thinks. ... Christopher Columbus. ... debate increasingly questions the traditional portrait of Columbus as heroic ...

www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/history/honoring-christopher-columbus.html

Columbus was a flawed hero — as all men are flawed, including heroes — and his flaws are of a kind particularly offensive to today's culture. But he w...