Why isn’t Columbus Day celebrated like other federal holidays?

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  • donnie
    Lv 6
    3 days ago

    Because it’s a little holiday not a major one

  • 5 days ago

    Because it is not a federal holiday. It's more of the nothing holiday as a way for businesses to make a fast buck by having a sale on stuff but not even the state offices close down.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Columbus never set foot on the N. American continent. AND, he was NOT the first European to come to the new world.

  • Katya
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Depends on what State you're in...If CA they're trying to change it to:  Indigenous Peoples Day.  It's a left agenda to denigrate our present society of individual freedoms and a free market system.  The left wants a socialist United States so they shame our present United States saying Columbus was a shameful murderer. Completely striking out the Day and replacing it with another name that demands we should be embarrassed of our history. Giving credence to people who initially came from Asia minor proven by genetic testing, not originating from Americas.  In truth conquests & campaigns have always been full with violence, disease and death, no matter who was responsible.  The focus is the celebration of finding the New World unknown previously to the western civilization, albeit found mistakenly but nonetheless a dramatic discovery and also about celebrating Italian heritage as Columbus was from Genoa Italy.

    Many Latin Socialist governed countries also re-named their Columbus Day such as Hugo Chavez of Venezuela changed it to “Day of the Indigenous Resistance and Sandinista government changed it to: “Day of Indigenous Black & Popular Resistance” which labels Western civilization as an oppressive monster.  This is a negative connotation to disrespect the U.S. Italian heritage and the name should not be changed because politically radical progressives attempt to manipulate us to have guilt for our history.  

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Because after Columbus lead Europeans here America was never great again. 

  • 2 months ago

    its just not really worth celebrating.  we know he was not the first to discover america..or prove the world was round.  he was not a nice guy, and represented a nation that commited genocide

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