Was Christopher Columbus Responsible For Depopulation?

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In his quest for gold, Columbus, seeing bits of gold among the Indians, concluded there were huge amounts of it. He ordered the natives to find a certain amount of gold within a certain period of time. And if they don’t find it, Columbus’s crews were ordered to cutting off their hands and body because they were trained to have no mercy and sympathy towards everyone. But yet, George Orwell said that, whoever have done something that is quite frightening, Christopher will the person who is responsible to began the decrease of depopulation of the terrestrial paradise. He wrote: Whoever thought up this ghastly system, Columbus was responsible for it, as the only means of producing gold for export . Morison continues: So the policy and acts

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