Columbus Good Or Bad? I am going to talk about was columbus a good or bad guy and some of the things he did to deserve both good and bad but if I had to pick I think he was a bad guy. So first lets talk about what he did to be good he sailed to the new land and was brave enough to go by himself and he ended up in a new world where we live today and all of our ancestors followed him. But there's a lot more reasons why he is a bad guy. Alright in my opinion columbus was only looking to become a leader, become very wealthy, and of course he wanted a lot of power.
Today in our education systems our student are learning that in 1493 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and discover America and portrayed as a heroic figure. I truly believe he wanted nothing more than to be praise by the king and queen and prove that he could indeed find gold. On Christopher Columbus first voyage he was joyful, energetic and pleasant of a man. At The end of that voyage Christopher Columbus was a selfish, greedy very nasty of a man
The anniversary of the day, October 12, 1492, when Christopher Columbus landed in the San Salvador Islands is celebrated by many countries in the Americas. Columbus’ landing was not the very first in the Americas, but he was the first European to claim land for a European nation. Many people celebrate and praise the day as the beginning of a culture, but some are violently opposed to celebrating this man, who, to them, began a culture which continues to display many evils. In my opinion, although Columbus who brought home slaves himself, and treated natives brutally if they could not find gold for him, did not set a good example for settlers coming after him, such a huge transgression cannot be blamed on one man, when hundreds of men after him did not put a stop to these evils. “Columbus is responsible for the murder of millions of indigenous people,” says osia.org.
The negative portrayals of earlier films on Aboriginals did not only have a great effect on how the world views them today, but it has also contributed to the continuing struggles of First Nations for individual rights. The world has a variety of interpretations and misinterpretations of the First Nations people, but the one that is stuck to everyone’s mind are probably the portrayals of First Nations in the earlier films. The early film’s portrayals of aboriginals were mostly offensive, inaccurate, and stereotypical-they were not pleasant. In the 1930s, Native people were portrayed as savages. One example is John Ford’s movie Stagecoach which shows a number of Indian type violence, heavy drinkers to being prostitutes to
For this same reason the public opinion is divided with some people recognizing more negatives outweighing the positives while some suggest the opposite. Many people see the negative impact as being more significant because British rule in India resulted in impoverished, poor people and food shortages in India. Many people see the positive impact as being more significant because Britain brought infrastructure and technology to the Indian people. Because these viewpoints can both be supported, there is a great complexity to this issue. The position that should be taken on this issue is that British rule in India was a positive impact on the Indian people to a small extent.
Strongest thing on this earth. Biggest explosion that ever happened—that’s what the newspaper said.” (Silko 245) Her confusion represents how Native Americans were deceived by “gifts” from the Whites such as booze, an “education”, and praise from fighting in the war. While there were some who did not appreciate these offerings, there were many that openly accepted them, believing that they brought about a more prosperous life. In reality, booze caused many Native Americans to become alcoholics, the “education” given to the Native Americans failed to help Native Americans obtain stable jobs, while the praise
By the same token, they left out many details and presented in some cases obvious bias, resulting in the accuracy and validity of their stories of these natives being weakened, debilitating the accurate knowledge of our history today. Christopher Columbus was considered the first successful explorer to have explored the New World. Under the rule and funding of the King of Spain, this expedition was for his majesty King Ferdinand, “ Because my undertakings have attained success, I know that it will be pleasing to you: these I have determined to relate, so that you may be made acquainted with everything done and discovered in this our voyage.” Automatically we are shown his writings about his discoveries and encounters are filtered to comfort the King who is funding the project. Columbus’s hidden goal was to most probably attain more land for sea trade and domain in general for his European homeland, but also to convert the populace of the New World to Christianity, “ and I gave to them many beautiful and pleasing things that I had brought with me, no value being taken in exchange, in order that I might the more easily make them friendly to me, that they might be made worshipers of Christ”. The culture, well-being and reactions of the natives seemed to be trivial facts, as
They had no decent terrain to grow crops and the Native Americans were hostile to some colonists. It seemed that things were just not going to go right for them. Then, when the Native Americans accepted the colonists and gave them their own land, the colonists formed the thirteen American Colonies. But, the colonies were still oppressed under the king’s rule. This made almost every American upset, almost to the point of revolt, but
By its very nature, globalization does require some release of cultural identity. This is as true for tribal cultures as it is true for generational cultures. The above mentioned movie demonstrates how tribes can be affected by the infiltration of the outside culture. Also though, even the generational culture of the Baby Boomers can be affected by globalization when it is confronted with the new values and habits of younger generations who are more tech savvy and less comfortable to shelving their own desires for the greater good. In America, a land once referred to as a “Melting Pot,” globalization has been lauded as an important value.