Category: people in the United States

Thanksgiving Day

FOURTH THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER Almost every culture in the world has held celebrations of thanks for a plentiful harvest. In the United States, Thanksgiving is a time for tradition and sharing. People gather with family and friends on the fourth Thursday in November to enjoy a traditional meal and to give thanks for life’s many […]


Giving gifts is a major Christmas tradition. Gifts are bought or made for all people. Often school chil­dren will make gifts in their classrooms for their par­ents or grandparents. The gifts are wrapped and placed under the Christmas tree to be opened on Christmas morning. Some children are so excited on Christmas Day that they […]

Veterans Day

n 1918, at eleven a. m., on the elev­enth day of the eleventh month, the world re­joiced and celebrated. After four years of bitter war, the Armistice between the Allies and Germans was signed. World War I, called the “war to end all wars,” was over. November 11 was set aside as Armistice Day in […]