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Title:
Patriotic holidays of the United States : an introduction to the history, symbols, and traditions behind the major holidays and days of observance
Author:
Henderson, Helene, 1963-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"Provides information about the history and celebration of American patriotic holidays and days of observance. Features include narrative overviews, primary source documents, chronology, and print and web sources for further study"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Chronologies -- Patriotism in the United States : an introduction to American patriotism, holidays, government, political parties, national symbols, and mottoes -- Armed Forces Day -- Citizenship Day -- Columbus Day -- Election Day and Inauguration Day -- Emancipation Day and Juneteenth -- Flag Day -- Independence Day -- Labor Day -- Martin Luther King Jr. birthday -- Memorial Day -- National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day -- Patriot Day (September 11) -- Thanksgiving -- Veterans Day -- Washington's birthday (Presidents' Day) -- Appendix: Primary sources.
ISBN:
9780780807334
Format :
Book