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Christopher Columbus Discovering America

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In the article “Christopher Columbus stole credit for discovering America” by David Millward. Millward talks about how Columbus stole the credit of the discovered of America from the Pinzon brothers. In addition the brothers Vincente and Martin Pinzon providing ships, after Columbus’s original ship was destroyed by the people of Palos in Andalusia. The Pinzon brothers, on the other hand, were veteran mariners who had little difficulty in recruiting crew to take part in what was potentially a dangerous voyage and Columbus had already the crew for the dangerous voyage. He mention that Columbus may have been a brilliant navigator and politician but he was not a sea captain because Columbus ship sank in December 1492, after hitting reef of the
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