Christopher Columbus, the villain who sailed the ocean blue in 1492.Columbus was a villain because of his cruelty, his lies, and greed.He was very cruel to the Native Americans. He lied to his own people. His greed for gold caused destruction of many lives. Columbus was villain because he was nothing but cruel to the natives of the "New World". He enslaved Indians making them work under harsh conditions, such as wiping them and starving them, causing millions of natives' lives by suicide or sickness.
He took advantage of the natives' generosity to him by taking more then his share of gold and food from them and giving nothing in return. As you can see he was very cruel to the Native Americans. Columbus's was a villain because of his lies to his own people. He lied to the King and Queen of Spain that he was in Asia, and that there was a lot of gold and spices.
He also lied to his men and the highnesses saying that he was thefirst to spot land. When it really was one of his crew men on the dock who spotted landfirst. Because of his lies to his people proves even more that he is a villain. Columbus was a villain because of his greed for money. He shipped thousands of African Americas across seas to become slaves that work on sugar and tobacco plantations so that he would get massive amounts of money. He killed not only many natives, but he also killed many of the Europeans because they were mining for gold.
His greed for money caused many lives not exactly what the definition of a hero is to me. Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492, taking three ships and a faithful crew. Columbus was a villain because of his cruelty, his lies, and greed.
Although I love missing a day of school for Columbus Day; I don't like that the day is in honor of a man who has done nothing but lie, be cruel, and want money. It is important for the myths to be put to rest that Columbus was an honorable man, …