Was Columbus Be Celebrated Or At Least Recognized?

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I think that Columbus should be celebrated or at least recognized. While Columbus did do some terrible things like supporting slave trade and destroying the indigenous people. He also started the beginning of the Age of Exploration which played a huge role in shaping history. His efforts really bridged the gap between the New World and the Old World. This resulted in a vast expansion of goods, technology, and culture between them. Though he wasn’t the first to discover America, he started an incredible expedition that has had serious effects on the advancements in today’s society. Though what he did was horrible, conquests and slavery were not only common practices of the time but important parts of the development of civilization. Colonization
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