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Was Columbus responsible for the behavior of his men?

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sfelty | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 25, 2013 at 6:43 PM via web

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Was Columbus responsible for the behavior of his men?

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user4804729 | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 29, 2013 at 7:56 PM (Answer #1)

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I personally think he is, since he travelled to America with the intention of collecting the “gold”, meaning he would kill, imprison, or steal to get it. Columbus was killed for not finding the gold, but that doesn’t make him innocent.

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