Monday, October 9, 2017
Top 5 atrocities committed by Christopher Columbus
It’s difficult to think of a more perverse hero than Christopher Columbus, the Spaniard who led Europe’s first landing party in the Americas.
From rape, to pillage, to flat-out murder, Columbus and his men were the first Europeans to commit horrendous atrocities against America’s indigenous people.
The following list describes a sampling of reasons why Columbus was an awful person, with information drawn from Howard Zinn’s "A People's History of the United States." Read more >>