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The year 1992 marked the 500th anniversary of the landing of Christopher Columbus and his soldiers in the Americas. Why did this anniversary generate protest?

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Columbus "discovered" the Americas and led his group in exploration of the new continents found. However, not all of the people think his exploration was a good thing. Columbus brought with him violence against the indigenous populations. His men captured and slaughtered those he found who resisted. ...

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