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Fun Fact- The Columbus Day Lie

The lie behind Columbus Day

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The lie behind Columbus Day

Isabel Molina, Writing Editor

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Christopher Columbus sailed to the western hemisphere and landed in the Bahamas in 1492.  There are common lies spread about this most joyous of holidays, however.  For example, it was widely accepted that the world was round and NOT flat.  Also, he was not the first explorer to discover the Americas.  The Americas had natives living there already anyways.

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