Columbus Day first became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1906, and
became a federal holiday in the United States in 1937, ...
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holiday has been controversial practically since its inception.
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Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers ... in the
Americas led to the demise of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples.
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The second Monday in October is designated in the United States as Columbus
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Oct 10, 2016 ... Christopher Columbus' arrival marked the beginning of the genocide of Native
Americans, history's largest genocide.
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