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 ...
Ask HISTORY: Did Columbus Really Discover America? ... As historians have
continued to learn and write more about the real life of Christopher Columbus,
controversy has arisen over the validity of honoring the explorer as a hero.
Some think he was a brave hero and others think he was a monster who brought
slavery and disease to the New World. What's ... Posthumous portrait of
Christopher Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519. - Public ... Quite a bit,
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 ...
Christopher Columbus is considered a hero because he traveled to the New
World and launched a series of expeditions and migrations. The money he
Oct 13, 2014 ... Centuries after Christopher Columbus traveled to the Americas, his legacy
remains ... I thought it was bad but nothing as bad as it really was.
Christopher Columbus is often acknowledged as America's first hero. ... Little is
said about what happened when Columbus and his crew actually landed on this
Oct 8, 2012 ... NEW HAVEN -- In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. ... That really resulted
in about 80 percent annihilation of indigenous people and set ...
Oct 9, 2015 ... American colonists needed a heroic symbol for their new, ... Where she did not
come from, not really, was Christopher Columbus the man.
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 ...