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Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo [kriˈstɔːforo...

wikipedia - 16 Nov 2018
Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo [kriˈstɔːforo koˈlombo];[a] c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages and his efforts to establish settlements on the island of Hispaniola initiated the permanent European colonization of the New World.
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Christopher Columbus statue removal sparks genocide row

Deutsche Welle - 15 Nov 2018
The realization that supposedly positive historical events may also have a dark side isn't all that new. The story of explorer Christopher Columbus is a case in point. There is much disagreement over his historical legacy in the Spanish speaking world ...
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Los Angeles removes Christopher Columbus statue from Grand Park - 13 Nov 2018
After years of being petitioned to remove a statue that has come to mean both the subjugation and genocide of Native Americans, the city of Los Angeles removed the 45-year-old statue of Christopher Columbus in Grand Park near City Hall this weekend.
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Businessman pens book to combat fading history education - 18 Nov 2018
"We've all seen those man-on-the-street interviews on the late night shows," Russell said. "Someone is asked the names of Christopher Columbus' three ships and he answers, 'The Nina, the Pina Colada and the Santa Margarita.' It's funny. What's not ...
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Students bring history to life [with gallery]

Andalusia Star-News - 17 Nov 2018
On Friday, Robert E. Lee, Princess Diana, and Christopher Columbus were among the more than 140 historic characters “told” their stories to entertain parents and spectators as part of an English project that involves researching someone in history ...
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Planting for the Future at Christopher Columbus Park - 01 Nov 2018
On a day after a drenching rain, members of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park's horticulture group waded into the soggy soil and planted 300 daffodil bulbs in the crescent garden near the trellis. The bulbs provided through the city's Boston ...
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DOM KENNEDY Drops Visual for “Christopher Columbus”

RESPECT. (press release) (blog) - 11 Nov 2018
Post-Volume Two, California's most underrated gem DOM KENNEDY delivers a new party-themed visual for “Christopher Columbus,” which features an appearance from Ray Wright. Vibe to the Leimert Park legend's latest below.
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Superb Holidays & Fireworks: The Portuguese Island Of Madeira

Forbes - 16 Nov 2018
For the best beach, hop over to Porto Santo, a 20-minute flight away, or a little over two hours by ferry with Porto Santo Line. This peaceful little island offers a handful of low-key delis, restaurants and hotels, and Christopher Columbus House, now ...
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The City of San Fernando A brief history

Trinidad & Tobago Express - 18 Nov 2018
The place called San Fernando today has had a long and interesting history. Christopher Columbus sailed past its site in 1498, claiming Trinidad for Spain. It was called “Anaparima” by the indigenous peoples, and except for occasional footnotes in the ...
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Key year for coin collectors is 1893

Numismatic News - 17 Nov 2018
The coin's obverse depicts an artist's rendering of Christopher Columbus, as no known portraits exist. The reverse shows two globes and Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria. These coins were sold for a dollar each at the Exposition. A good number of these ...

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