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 ...
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 ...
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.
Jan 26, 2015 ... Today, Christopher Columbus is celebrated as a mythical hero by some ... the
reward though, Columbus claimed he actually saw a light in the ...
Columbus before the Queen, as imagined by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, 1843In
1992, five centuries later, his statue in Barcelona exchanged symbolic rings with
Some think he was a brave hero and others think he was a monster who brought
slavery and disease to the New World. ... The tale of Christopher Columbus, the
legendary Genoese explorer and navigator, has been ... Quite a bit, actually.
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 ...
Oct 8, 2012 ... Christopher Columbus, who was celebrated Monday, set sail Aug. ... That really
resulted in about 80 percent annihilation of indigenous people ...
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...
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.