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Title: Memorial Day


1
Memorial Day
  • The holiday is celebrated on the last Monday in
    May

2
History of Memorial Day
  • The holiday originated after the Civil War to
    honor the patriots that died in this war. Henry
    C. Welles thought that everyone should remember
    them with this day.
  • It is celebrated on the last Monday in May.

3
Symbols of Memorial Day
  • The American Flag
  • Ribbons

4
Customs of Memorial Day
  • One custom that we do on Memorial Day is, we put
    American flags outside of our houses. We also put
    American flags on the soldiers graves.

5
Customs of Memorial Day
  • A very popular custom that we do on Memorial Day
    is that we have parades on the streets.
  • It is also traditional that Memorial Day is the
    first day of Summer.

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Bibliography
www.usis.usemb.se/Holiday/celebrate/memorial.html
http//wilstar.com/holidays/memday.htm
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By Marcus and Anthony
March 3, 2003
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