Demonstrators targeted statues they saw as symbolizing the parts of American history most closely associated with racism and white supremacy.
"They're ripping down our history," President Donald Trump said of U.S. protesters. "That's where these guys begin. They take away your history."
Several politicians admonished social-justice protesters on Saturday for tearing down the statue in Montreal's Place du Canada.
Richmond, Virginia will "offer the monument or memorial for relocation and placement to any museum, historical society, government, or military battlefield" for a period of 30 days.
The Trump Statue Initiative has installed three similar statues in Washington D.C. as a way to encourage voting and conversations around Trump's legacy.
Mayor Levar Stoney faced "serious, credible" threats, police said, which has prompted the assignment of a security detail.
As part of a wave of statue vandalism, one Miami church found a effigy of Jesus torn from its base with its head cut off, police are investigating.
The Ventura City Council cast a 6-0 vote during its meeting Wednesday night to remove a statue of Father Junipero Serra from outside its city hall and relocate it to the Mission San Buenaventura.
The statue of Jen Reid was placed on the Colston plinth yesterday but has now been removed by Bristol council.
The president is emerging as the defender of the American regime and way of life.
Ohio's Newton Falls declared itself a "Statuary Sanctuary City" in a written proclamation letter issued on Saturday.
"Hey, hey, ho ho, this racist guy has got to go!" the crowd chanted as a number of protesters used ropes and chains to pull down the monument in the Little Italy neighborhood.
The president announced he would be signing an executive order creating a new national garden for historical statues.
The mysterious art collective erected the statue early Wednesday morning and included a plaque listing out court cases against the billionaire.
The former vice president said there is a "distinction" to be made between George Washington, who did own slaves, and Confederate leaders.
Four men have been charged with destruction of federal property over a failed effort to topple a statue of President Andrew Jackson during a protest on June 22.
One tribe member said the monument in South Dakota was a symbol of "white supremacy" and racism in society today.
President Donald Trump issued an executive order prescribing prison sentences of up to 10 years for vandals who target statues, including those paying tribute to the Confederacy.
The president accused protesters of "indiscriminately ripping down" statues nationwide on social media last night.
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said authorities were able to retrieve the statue by Wednesday morning.
The faces of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are carved on the mountain in the Black Hills region.
Statues of Father Junipero Serra have been repeatedly targeted since he was made a saint by Pope Francis in 2015.
Schlapp told his Twitter followers to "Pray for the USA."
The statue was spray-painted with the words "genocidal colonist," according to images shared on social media.
The debate over statue removal has re-emerged in Europe, largely motivated by the George Floyd protests in the U.S. but drawing on historic racism and existing racial inequalities in European nations.
Activists have been working to remove symbols of the Confederacy for years, but some states, such as Alabama, have enacted laws that make the process difficult.