Christopher Columbus

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Columbus and Genocide 2 Christopher Columbus The Start of Genocide in America Recently many American families came together to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday. Many Americans observe this holiday as a reminder of when Columbus discovered America. For centuries, Columbus has been hailed as a brave explorer whose daring, perseverance, and navigational knowledge led to the "discovery" of America. In grade schools across America children are taught that Columbus is a hero for discovering America. Although, what …

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…what happened to the poor Indians." After knowing all the thinks that happened to the Indians, I canít help but be in a state if pure disgust at how these people under Columbusí govern ship could split a man into, throw infants into the river, or burn the Indians alive. So now that you have heard all these terrible acts, I hope you agree with me that Columbus did indeed start a horrible genocide.