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Columbus Day

October 9, 2017

Columbus Day in the United States

Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. This holiday is controversial because the European settlement in the Americas led to the demise of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples.

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October 9, 2017
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https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/columbus-day