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  • New Land
    626 words
    I. Europeans Look to New Worlds For Many Reasons. A. Renaissance- revival of classical art, literature, and learning. 1. Took place in Europe in 15th and 16th centuries. 2. Sparked imaginations and made people eager to explore. B. Protestant Reformation 1. Challenged Catholics who in turn persecuted Protestants. 2. Protestants longed for a place where they could worship as they wanted. C. European Nations Begin to Form Stable Governments and Resolve Power Struggles. D. Trying to Find a Quicker R...
  • American Hero On Columbus Day
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    The spirit and values of a nation are reflected in the nation's heroes. Christopher Columbus has been regarded as an American hero since 1792. Every year Columbus Day is held on the second Monday in October to honor the man and his legacy. However, many people debate whether or not Columbus Day should be celebrated. I believe that Columbus Day should be celebrated in the United States because he opened up the New World to Europe, inspired a spirit of exploration and adventure that still lasts to...
  • Fourteen Ninety One Columbus
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    Christopher Columbus And His Great Voyages By Chino GambinoCristopher Columbus was probably one of the greatest explorers of all time. His accomplishments are extra ordinary. Everyone knows that he came to find The New World, but there's much much more that he's done than that. Christopher columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in fourteen fifty-one. As a child he little schooling, and the schooling he got was less than satisfactory. He grew with a real education and because of this he was not very b...
  • Columbus Findings
    730 words
    When Christopher Columbus landed in the Bahamas in 1492, this started a series of great comparisons and contrasts between this explorer and others. Columbus saw himself as a divinely religious person sent by God not to discover a new world, but to "be the messenger of a new heaven and a new earth" and that God would show him where to find it. His numerous religious observances and constant reminders to others that he was a "Christ-bearer" could make one conclude that this mystic is more of a med...
  • Side Of Christopher Columbus
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    "In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue". That's the one date everyone remembers, the date in virtually every school child's history textbook. But, they leave out pretty much everything about Columbus and his exploration of the New World. It's the part many people have yet to learn about. For years, Columbus has been presented to us as a hero. In 1934, President Roosevelt even gave Columbus his own holiday. To this day, we celebrate his "discovery" of America. What is found in history textbooks ...

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