The politics of Columbus Day

According to this 2021 Pew Research Center report, “Columbus Day” is a public holiday in only 20 States, as well as American Samoa and Puerto Rico. (See infographic below.) Although Christopher Columbus has become a polemical figure in some quarters, his 1492 voyage changed the history of the world. For a fair and balanced portrait of the great Genoese explorer, here is his Wikipedia page.

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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