Did Columbus Really Discover America

Dated: 10/06/2016

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Celebrating Columbus Day (as of late, the second Monday in October) has been a tradition in the United States since 1792. Most of us think of this holiday as a day when the banks are closed, the mail isn't delivered and we're never really sure if our garbage will get picked up.

How long has it been since you've thought of Columbus and his celebratory voyage? How did it become a federal holiday? More importantly, did Columbus really discover America? 

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