Christmas in the USA

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Christmas in the USA Authors: Miquel Bauçà Mª del Mar Coch Joan Curient Pere Mas

The USA:

The USA The United States of America is situated mostly in central North America.

Reason Celebration:

Reason Celebration In the United States, Christmas is celebrated on December 25, the first was held in 1492. Here the holiday season traditionally begins on the fourth Thursday of November, just after the Thanksgiving holiday. Christmas Eve is not a public holiday in the USA, so many people work.

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Weather during the celebration At Christmas it's cold and sometimes it snows.

Christmas Eve:

Christmas Eve People in the USA celebrates Christmas a family dinner. After dinner on Christmas Eve, children go to bed early, but not before hanging stockings on the fireplace or at the end of his bed to fill with gifts and goodies from Santa Claus.

Santa Claus:

Santa Claus Other Christmas traditions began in the nineteenth century. Santa Claus, derived from the Dutch Sinter Klaus and the German Saint Nicholas, assumed the persona of a jolly dispenser of gifts and pilot of a reindeer-drawn sleigh.

Menu:

Menu The menu includes turkey or ham, vegetables and their Christmas pudding.

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Christmas Day The modern Christmas, more commercialized, began to appear in the nineteenth century with the new habit of buying gifts for young children. The holiday shopping season began to assume economic importance.

Decorations:

Decorations Many families in the United States placed a small pine tree at home and decorate with colored lights and bright ornaments. Families decorate their homes for the holidays with lights decorating the outside and small trees and hedges of property.

Merry Christmas!!!!:

Merry Christmas!!!! WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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