Christopher Columbus Part II

Category: Education

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Group Presentation for Krista, Kelley, and Melissa for HIS304


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Affecting Our Society Submitted By: Krista Smith : 

Affecting Our Society Submitted By: Krista Smith Christopher Columbus

The Columbus Myth : 

The Columbus Myth

How This was Accomplished~ : 

How This was Accomplished~ -His power of persuasion and magnetism have long been used as a tool to get what he wanted in society -An entrepreneur willing to take the biggest risk to get a chance at the biggest potential payoff

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-He was motivated by money and power -Discovered useful agricultural products such as potatoes, tomatoes, tobacco, sugar cane, brazil wood, mahogany, indigo and other dyes, and of course mountains of gold and silver

Continued…. : 

Continued…. He and his men tried to destroy any culture they came into contact with -His ability to overcome obstacles and surmounting difficulties shows he is a man of resourcefulness and determination -He assisted in educating the Americans in exploration of their land

Bringing Us Together : 

Bringing Us Together Separated regions began to develop connections that have lead to our global community Bringing Us Together

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Why would I want to meet Christopher Columbus?? A very interesting talk would ensue and some things I would be interested in learning are: His “ Discoveries of America” first thoughts on this discovery the ship fleet and the hardships they faced ascertain the true history of his so called “discovery of America” Why a “Christian” would act the way he did and if he was proud of the way things had turned out And…Would he Do anything differently : 


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