Mr. Zawacki Hosts Holiday Debate

A debate was conducted in United States History class regarding the current status of Columbus Day.

The Question:  Should Christopher Columbus be so honored and given a special day of commemoration?

The affirmative took the position that Columbus was a genuine hero whose legacy deserves special recognition, while the negative viewed Columbus as a terrorist; one guilty of genocide and unworthy of acclaim.

The affirmative won the debate on points.