List here your inventor and his major invention. Make sure you read all the comments before you post to make sure you do not duplicate your choice.
Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering the Americas on October 12, 1492. Many countries in the Americas, including the United States, celebrate this momentous event with a national holiday, parades, speeches and other commemorations. However, there is a growing and rather vocal group of people (particularly the ancestors of the indigenous populations) who believe that to celebrate such a man is wrong. Look up some of the opposition groups' positions and then, based on what you have learned about Columbus, make a reasoned argument as to whether or not any country should celebrate Columbus Day.
Here is where you will tell me and the rest of the class who you are going to do your research on for the Renaissance Resume. It is first come, first served...you cannot choose a person who has already been selected by a classmate, so read all the blog entries before you post. Once you have chosen YOU MAY NOT CHANGE, so choose wisely.