Columbus Day Research Paper

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Columbus Day is an American holiday celebrating the voyage of Christopher Columbus, a man credited with the discovery of the “New World.” To some, the holiday represents the creation and discovery of North and South America, a feat with immeasurable significance. However, others believe that Columbus Day should not be celebrated, for a number of reasons. A holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus solely as that founder of the Americas is wholly inappropriate because not only did he fail to demonstrate any superior abilities or intelligence in order to accomplish what he did, but his arrival also had questionable intentions and results that, at the very least, should not be celebrated. Christopher Columbus is often portrayed as hero who’s

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