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In Charleston dismantled the monument to the theorist of slavery see Calhoun

A monument to the former Vice-President of the United States and ideologue of the slave policy John see Calhoun dismantled in Charleston, South Carolina, reports CNN.

As reported, the work on dismantling of the monument erected in the Central square of the city, began on Wednesday and lasted most of the day.

Earlier it was reported that the city Council of Charleston unanimously voted to remove from the Central square of John Calhoun. The statue will be moved to a Museum or scientific institution, the transfer date is not yet known.

Previously, trump has threatened ten years in prison for the vandalism of the statue of seventh US President Andrew Jackson, as well as for damage to the St. John's Church in Washington, DC. He ordered the arrest of anyone trying to destroy or commit acts of vandalism against monuments and statues throughout the country.

In all States amid protests after the death of the African-American George Floyd from the hands of the police began a spontaneous demolition of the monuments of the southerners during the Civil war. It also touched upon the statues of the discoverer of America Christopher Columbus, whose left-wing activists accused of genocide of the indigenous population of America.