States and cities have replaced Columbus Day with a different celebration. Test your knowledge of where and when this has happened.
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When was the idea to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day first introduced?
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Which state was the first to replace Columbus Day with a day honoring Native Americans?
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Which city was the first to place Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day?
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True or False: 1992 was an especially important year for the Native American activist movement because it marked the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus landing in the Americas.
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Which president was the first to introduce the idea of a day honoring Christopher Columbus?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Under which president was the first federal observance of Columbus Day?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Which state celebrates Discoverer's Day instead of Columbus Day?
When is Native American Heritage Month celebrated?
These two states celebrate both Christopher Columbus and Native American heritage on the second Monday of October.
Texas and Arizona
Florida and Georgia
Tennessee and Mississippi
Alabama and Oklahoma
This city is the latest to declare the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples' Day?
San Diego, California
True or false: President Joe Biden issued the first presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2021.