- Kris Lane, professor of Colonial Latin American History at Tulane University, deconstructs five myths about Christopher Columbus. Washington Post, 1:35.
- In the years following Columbus's first voyage, Spanish adventurers known as conquistadores began to colonize the surrounding areas of the Caribbean and the Americas. In this video, Kim from Khan Academy explores the social changes that Spanish colonization created in the New World.
- John Green of Crash Course World History discusses the changes wrought by contact between the old world and the new. 12:08.
- As Adam Conover of the show “Adam Ruins Everything” explains, Christopher Columbus wasn't brave - he was just really bad at math.