Christopher Columbus: A Hero Or Villain?

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In 1492 Christopher Columbus an Italian explorer set off on his journey to find a faster trading route to asia instead he ended up discovering the Americas. Some people consider Columbus as a hero but I believe that Christopher Columbus was a villain for these following reasons he raped killed and enslaved innocent natives. He was also a cruel, self centered man who should not be praised for his discovery of the Americas. First Columbus enslaved raped and murdered the natives of the islands he sailed to in search for gold and spices. He oversaw the killing of many natives by his men and did nothing to stop it, a quote from Columbus proves that he was ok with what was going on “They would make fine servants.... With fifty men we could subjugate

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