Should We Celebrate Columbus Day?

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Despite Christopher Columbus being celebrated as a hero for centuries, some of his actions would not be celebrated by many. For years Columbus has been considered the first to discover America, but research concludes that a Viking had discovered America long before he did. With more and more information about him popping up, should we really celebrate Columbus Day? Columbus has been given credit for discovering an already discovered country, enslaved the natives of America, and almost completely wiped out the Taino people. History books usually only show the reader one side of Christopher Columbus. However, not many books talk about the other side of the coin. As more details surfaced up over time, the holiday of Columbus day became more

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