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in 1492...

Although the United States came to be much later, as did the American flag, each October 10th, we celebrate Columbus' discovery of the Americas.

 

columbus-day.123holiday.net/christopher_columbus.html

 

America was named for Amerigo Vespucci:

library.thinkquest.org/4034/vespucci.html

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Taken on October 2, 2011