Tag: Caribbean History

Impact of Europeans on Indigenous People

Once Columbus found the “New World” it was the end of the Native American World (including the Americas) as they knew it. They were generally described as simple and docile people who accepted the Europeans as friends. This was one of the major contributing factors to their demise. It is safe to safe to say…...

God, Gold and Glory!

Christopher Columbus, born 1452 in Genoa, came from humble a background and was one of four boys in his family. Though he was not considered a scholar, he was well read and had a wide range of academic interests. Columbus is famous for his ‘discovery’ of the Caribbean. Though the Caribbean was where he ended…...