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Tuesday Jun 17 | The Columbus Dispatch

Photos: Santa Maria

It has been 23 years since the Santa Maria arrived in the Scioto River to become a Downtown attraction.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

Remembering Francis Bellamy

The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by Francis Bellamy , who was a Baptist minister, a Christian socialist, and the cousin of socialist utopian novelist Edward Bellamy .

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Tue Jun 03, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Native Americans look to "avoid further disrespect and embarrassment" with holiday name change

Columbus Day is a federal holiday, but a group in Traverse City is asking the commission to make a change, renaming it Indigenous Peoples Day.

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Mon May 26, 2014

Daily Kos

You Needn't Pay Them Any Mind: A Brief Look at the Treatment of American Indians in US History

It has never been properly explained to me why we still celebrate Columbus Day as a national holiday.

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