Columbus Is A Bad Man!!!!!!!!!

How Columbus Interacted With Us Natives

Interaction with Natives

In first voyage Columbus's initial interactions with the natives was relatively peaceful.In second voyage he arrived to find La Navidad destroyed and its European inhabitants killed by the natives.In third voyage he was desperate to see a financial return on his explorations and began to attempt intense exploitation of the local natives for gold.In fourth voyage throughout the explorations, he sought the large amounts of gold he believed to be in existence in the area and was consistently willing to use threats and violence against the natives. Famously, he earned the trust of a native group in Jamaica by predicting an upcoming lunar eclipse using European astronomical tables.
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