Holidays in the United States of America

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Holidays in the United States of America

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Flag Day Every year, on 14 th June Americans celebrate Flag Day. This celebration commemorates decisions of Congress in 1777 which decided about design of the USA flag. Nowadays, the flag has got 13 stripes and 50 stars. The stars are white on the blue background and the stripes are red on the white background.

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On 14 th Americans hang out the flags in front of their houses .

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Independence Day Independence Day is celebrated on 4 th July. On that day, in 1776, America became an independent country. In that time American people set free from the British authority.

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Independence Day is a very speclacular celebration. People shoot fireworks and make festivals or parades.

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Thanksgiving Day On every fourth Thursday in November you can smell a roast turkey from American homes. On this day everybody celebrates Thanksgiving Day. It reminds us about the settlers who came to America in 1621. When they got there, it was very cold. They couldn’t find anything to eat. Then, the settlers found Indians who taught them hunting for turkeys. After all, everyone began to celebrate their survival.

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All family meet in one place and enjoy spending time together.

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Memorial Day It is celebrated on the last Monday of May. On this day Americans devote honours for soldiers who fought and died for their country.

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Columbus Day It’s celebrated on 12 th October. This celebration reminds us about the historic discovery of America by Christopher Columbus in 1492.

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Christopher Columbus

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