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Columbus Day Debate: Hero, Villain or Both?

Columbus Day Debate Hero Villain or Both: ABCNews.comABCNews.com
Monday, 8 October 2012

Time was when sailor Christopher Columbus unequivocally 'discovered' America, but that was before the debate about his legacy recast him in school history books as the Italian explorer who, more accurately, raised and solidified European awareness of the Americas after arriving Oct. 12, 1492, in what would become known as the Bahamas. In short, Columbus wasn't the first European to reach the Americas but he made the most of it, for better or worse. And that's where the Columbus Day debate continues.
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