20 Of The Best Thanksgiving Gifts (If you forgot!)

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Before you know it we’ll be clearing away the candy wrappers and Jack-o-lanterns from Halloween and thinking about turkey and pie. It is a good idea to take a gift, whether visiting family out of town for the weekend or going to dinner at a friend’s house. But what […]

The History Of Thanksgiving (and why we eat turkey!)

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Thanksgiving Origin And Background: Thanksgiving Day is a holiday where we give thanks for the things we have. People are typically thankful for family, friends, life, and entertainment, among other necessities in our lives. But what is the exact origin and history of Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving’s history extends all the way to the 17th century. The […]

History of Labor Day

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What is Labor Day? Labor Day is a Federal holiday in the United States and other Western countries that honors laborers’ contribution to our society. Outside of U.S., it is known as International Labor Day. When is Labor Day? A common feature of summers in North America is the two Federal holidays that bookend the […]

Constitution Day: I am an American

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Introduction Did you know that the anniversary of the day that the United States Constitution was written and signed by 39 delegates, on September 17, 1787, is actually a national holiday? In the American educational system, that is the day that teachers set aside to teach about the Constitution. However, rarely is it explained that […]