Research Paper On Columbus Day

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For most, the second Monday in October is Columbus Day, but for an increasing amount of people, Columbus Day has been replaced by Indigenous People’s Day. What is Indigenous People’s Day? Indigenous People’s Day is a celebration of Native American peoples and culture, which is often overlooked. Proponents of the redesigned holiday argue that Native Americans were already living in America when Christopher Columbus arrived, thus questioning the legitimacy of Columbus’ discovery. This alternate holiday is said to have begun in Berkeley, California back in 1992. This year, at least nine cities across the United States celebrated Indigenous People’s Day and more cities are expected to celebrate in the future. What do you think? Should Columbus
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