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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.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.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.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-christopher-columbus-was-perfect-icon-new-nation-looking-hero-180956887

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.

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.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-34507426

Oct 12, 2015 ... Columbus wasn't actually the first to cross the Atlantic, they say. The holiday is seen as a celebration of colonialism, and offensive to the ...

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.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...

www.thirdworldtraveler.com/History/Hero-making_LMTTM.html

Hero-making, Christopher Columbus. excerpted from the book. Lies My Teacher Told Me. Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. by James W.

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 ...