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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Oct 12, 2015 ... Christopher Columbus wasn't exactly the most upstanding gent in history... but ...
So can anyone really say Christopher Columbus was a hero?
Christopher Columbus is considered a hero because he traveled to the New
World and launched a series of expeditions and migrations. The money he
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 12, 2009 ... Christopher Columbus' stature in U.S. classrooms has declined somewhat
through the years, and many districts will not observe the explorer's ...
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.
Sources: All of the information in this essay came from A People's History of the
United States, by Howard Zinn, and Lies My Teacher Told Me, by James W.