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Christopher Columbus The Man Behind the Myth Christopher Columbus is a man that can be called many things He has been called a hero a legend or even the man who discovered America But what I would call him would be fearless a liar and confused Christopher Columbus is a fearless man He wanted to find another trade route to Asia but to do so he had to cross an ocean that had never been crossed before The danger was noticeable There would be no recovery of the ship sank There is no contact with Spain They did not know if they were incredible sea creatures that could eat them and the ships The fear of failure had to be on his mind if he failed he would have been ran out of Spain and forever known as a failure To take the journey and to take the risk of being a failure Columbus must have been a fearless man Columbus is and will always be known as a liar in my book He told lies to his wife about how long his journey would take He lied to the queen and her court about how long the journey will take He lied to a member of the queens court about who was going to be the royal governors Columbus said he already had people for the job in fact he did not have anyone so at the last minute he got his brothers to take the job In his description of the new land he said many things but most was lies like the rivers of gold was just the tallest tail that was told in the new world Columbus will forever be known as a liar I dont think he has too many truthful words come out of his mouth Christopher Columbus is a confused man He did not know or did he ever know that he was in the Indies and
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