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Americans Still Honor Columbus’ Day

Christopher Columbus is still hanging in there.

Fifty percent (50%) of American Adults think America still should honor with a national holiday the man long considered as the one who discovered the New World for Europe. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 32% disagree and don’t believe Columbus deserves a holiday. Eighteen percent (18%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 8 and 11, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 8 and 11, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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