Columbus Day should stay a holiday

By: ryan soch

Columbus Day is a federal holiday and has been celebrated for almost 80 years. He went on the trip even though people thought the world was flat. Columbus discovered the American continental coast and recorded the voyage so other people can repeat the trip. He was the first European settlement in the america's. This day celebrates America and Europe coming together. Also Columbus day recognized the many Italian people who came to america.
Columbus day is a patriotic holiday. The United States as long admired Christopher Columbus. It is one of the oldest holidays in America. Columbus possessed admirable qualities. Columbus did not introduce slavery to the Americas.When he landed they already practiced slavery and cannibalism.