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Title: Guy Fawkes Night


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Guy Fawkes Night
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  • Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated on November 5.
  • It is celebrated in many English-speaking
    countries.but not in America!

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  • Guy Fawkes Night celebrates the failure of a plot
    to kill the King of England in 1605.
  • A group of conspirators plotted to blow up the
    House of Parliament, with King James the First
    inside.

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  • Guy Fawkes and others stored gunpowder in a
    cellar below the House of Parliament.
  • The conspirators were discovered and arrested
    before they could explode the gunpowder.

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  • After the plot failed, the people of London lit
    bonfires to celebrate the Kings deliverance.
  • The tradition has continued every year.

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  • Remember, remember the fifth of November,
  • The gunpowder treason and plot,
  • I know of no reason
  • Why the gunpowder treason
  • Should ever be forgot.

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  • In Guy Fawkes bonfires, people burn an effigy
    known as the Guy

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  • Children would beg a penny for the Guy
  • They would use the money to buy fireworks

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  • On Guy Fawkes Night, people eat traditional foods
    such as
  • Bonfire toffee
  • Toffee apples
  • Jacket potatoes
  • The potatoes are wrapped in foil and cooked in
    the bonfire or its embers
  • Black peas with vinegar
  • Potato pie with pickled red cabbage

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