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Essay | Christopher Columbus

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Christopher Columbus.
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Christopher Columbus

Summary: A critical biography of explorer Christopher Columbus, who many believe to be a hero. Rather than a true explorer, Columbus was actually a conqueror of people.
Christopher Columbus is the most well known explorer by most school age children. When children are young, teachers tell them that Columbus was a very good person, a hero even. To be politically correct though, Christopher Columbus brought death and destruction with him to the Americas. He stole, killed, and tortured the natives. Christopher Columbus was not a true explorer, but he was a conqueror of people.

When Christopher Columbus set out on his voyage(August 3rd, 1492) to find a new route to the Indies there was no way that he could know that it would turn out the way it did. When he landed at the Caribbean Islands(October 12th, 1492), the people there were scared, but still friendly toward him. This next quote is from Columbus' journal: "As I saw that they were very friendly to us, and perceived that they could be much more easily converted...

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