National Holidays

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by marielmiller
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American History
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National Holidays

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day. Veterans Day is observed by everyone throughout the United States. We celebrate Veterans Day to honor our veterans that have served or are serving in the military. We as Americans show our gratitude and utmost respect to our past and present veterans that have served or are continuing to serve in our military.

Important Events*Thanksgiving Day*Veterans Day*Fourth of July

Happy Thanksgiving!

National Holidays

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The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Declaration of Independence helped the 13 colonies to become a free and sovereign nation. This is why we celebrate the Fourth of July by wearing red, white, and blue. Many Americans show their gratitude for the Fourth of July by shooting off fireworks, wearing our nations colors, and watching parades.

Honoring our Veterans!

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated every fourth Thursday of the month in November. November 26th is the day that we celebrate Thanksgiving with our family and friends. Thanksgiving Day started when the pilgrims invited the Native Americans to share their feast with them. Thanksgiving Day did not become a tradition in the United States until 200 years later. In 1789, George Washington announced the 1st ever National Thanksgiving Holiday.

Thanksgiving Day

Veterans Day

Fourth of July

**(http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Independence-Day.shtml)**(http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving)**(http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp)**(https://www.universitylanguage.com/guides/national-holiday/)**(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNYh80FAWOY)**(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmSVnP-oDRs)**(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faUYJ9fMiGg)

National Holidays are celebrated throughout the United States. They are considered federal holidays. There are many more national holidays that are celebrated in the United States, than the 3 mentioned. These 3 are celebrated nationally throughout the U.S.

Celebrating the 4th of July with fireworks!


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