How do you properly take care of the us flag?

Keep it clean. Always treat it with respect. Do not allow it to touch the ground. Fold it properly. If it becomes frayed, repair it, or replace it. Do not allow other flags to be flown higher then the US flag. You may wash and repair a flag.

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The date of Independence Day is?

You need to specify which country

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What other countries celeabrate Veterans Day?

Other than US Veteran's Day, Canada celebrates November 11 as Remembrance Day, and I'm sure many other countries have celebrations, perhaps by other names too.

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Why was the battle of san jacinto a turning point in the war?

The Mexican Army was taken by surprise and soundly defeated by the Texan Army at San Jacinto. It was more of a conclusion than a turning point. The Mexican victories at the Alamo and Goliad were the turning point because Texans wanted to avenge them. Also, Santa Anna began to believe that his arm...

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What state did Arbor Day began?

The idea of Arbor Day started on January 4, 1872, when J. Sterling Morton, then a member of the Nebraska Board of Agriculture wanted people to plant trees. So, Arbor Day technically started in Nebraska.

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When did veteran day started?

a fat boy pooped in his pants

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Why is Veterans Day on November 11th?

It is celebrated on November, 11th because that is the date on which the first World War ended. We celebrate at 11:00 because it ended on the 11th day on the 11th hour...

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Do people die when they have durgs?

Some people do die from drugs like cocaine and marijuana (these are illegal in some states)

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Why do Americans celebrate on July 4 instead of July 2?

we celebrate on July fourth because that is the day we received our independence

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When displaying the flag at night must it be illuminated?

Flags are supposed to be lowered at night. You generally raise the flag at colours (0800) and lower them at sunset. If 0800 is before dawn, you raise the flag at 0800, lower it immediately, then raise the flag again at dawn.

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Why doesn't the US celebrate children's day anymore?

Because they lost respect! Xd

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What were the early colonists in search of in Jamestown?

they were looking for gold and silver but then couldn't find any so claimed the nice rich land for England

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On October 30th 1938 What event did people think had happened to the earth?

Orson Welles' radio adaptation of H.G Well's The War of the World causes mass panic as people think Aliens have landed on earth.

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What is the job of the vice president?

The Vice President is the first person in the presidential line of succession, upon the death or removal of the president.

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What is the newest American holiday of observance?

Martin Luther King day.

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What are some festivals in US?

he is a dodo head The Corn Palace festival, Mitchell, SD The Blue Grass festival, Teluride, CO The Crawfish festival, Sring, TX

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How long did the first Harvest Festival or Thanksgiving observance last?

3 days! but it really was not considered a holiday until president Lincon declared it a holiday in 1863 and he was the first one to do this.

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What holidays did the middle colonies celebrate?

One holiday for the middle colonies was called Gokwallbeanha. This was a feast.

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What does it mean if a flag is displayed upside down?

It is a sign of distress.

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Who was the original owner of Archers Garage in Dublin?

The building was designed by Billy Baird of Kaye Parry Ross Hendry Architects, for Dick Archer, and was designed to be the first Ford Dealership outside of North America. It was listed in 1998, and illegally demolished in 1999 over a bank holiday.

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Do you think California benefited from Mexico's independence?

Mexico's independence opened the door for California to trade with other countries and the United States. The Old Spanish Trail, established in 1829 to link Los Angeles and Santa Fe, became a major trade route and a link between CA and the eastern US. Expansion was an issue in 1844 because some b...

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What holiday is celebrated on the 4th of July?

The Fourth Of July is the United States of Americas Independence Day. We celebrate this day because it was the day we declared independence from Great Britain.

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Was the first Thanksgiving like the modern holiday Americans now celebrate?

They all got together for a big meal, but there was a lot more praying and less football.

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Where is San Juan hill located?

San Juan Hill is a north-south oriented ridge located just over one mile east of "Santiago de Cuba" on the island of Cuba. It is the site of a famous battle that occurred during the Spanish-American War on July 1st of 1898, in which future president Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt participated with di...

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Why use a bible when you are sworn in court?

I imagine it's because, that is probably the only part of the procedure where every person can truly be treated equally. We all have to use the same source or means to be sworn in by, no matter what the race, religion or financial state. This is just my opinion. Not meant to OFFEND anyone.

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Why is Christmas different from other federal holidays?

The reason why Christmas is different from other federal holidays is because for Catholics and Christians, it is believed that it is the birthday of our Savior. ---------------- It is observed on the same date of the month every year, whereas Thanskgiving is always on a Thursday but not the same ...

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How did people celebrate Veterans Day in 1919?

In 1919 there was no veteran's day, only armistice day on the 11th of November. People did not celebrate it very much, other than remembering WWI. In 1954, our veteran's day was made, and was celebrated widely.

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Is it appropriate for familey members to wear the Medal on Veterans Day and the 4th of July?

It all depends on the point of view, or the way you feel. If you feel it is important to show such, then wear it,If you feel uncomfortable, then dont. There really is no correct answer to this.

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What is the biggest ethnic festival in the US?

Indy's International Festival (it's been around since 1976) -- check it out at http://indyinternationalfestival.org

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What did medieval holidays not honor?

It might be all the other holidays that we have that they don't have.

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Who among the famous was born on 21 December?

Andy Dick, Samuel L. Jackson, and Phil Donahue were all born on December 21st. From the year 1118's Thomas Beckett (English archbishop and saint) to 1994's Eva Paalma (Estonian tennis player), Wikipedia lists over 200 (now famous) people who were born on this date.

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When did Veterans Day become a holiday?

It became a federal holiday in 1954. President Eisenhower declared it a national holiday in honor of United States veteran's. It is also sometimes called a national holiday. U.S. holiday celebrated on November 11, honoring veterans of the U.S. armed forces and those killed in battle. Originally c...

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What are the customs of France?

DONT READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE.TOMMOROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. NOW YOU'VE STARTED READING THIS. DON'T STOP. THIS IS SO FREAKY. 1. say your name ten times. 2. say your mom's name five times. ... See More... See More... See Mor...

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What does seven to ten days mean?

It is estimated to occur no sooner than 7 days from now, and no later than 10. You can reasonably expect it to happen some time during that period.

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Where did patriots day start?

Patriots' Day, is a holiday celebrated primarily in northern New England, Massachusetts, and the Adirondack region of New York. It commemorates the Battle of Lexington and Concord during the American Revolutionary War. It should not be confused with Patriot Day (no apostrophe s) which is held on ...

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Approximately how long is the running of the bulls?

In Pamplona, Spain, the running of the bulls occurs on July 7 every year. It doesn't take very long for the bulls to run down the street toward the bullring.

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When was flag day first celebrated?

Flag Day was first celebrated in 1877, with the centennial of the U.S. flag's existence. It is believed that it didn't become a public celebration until 1885.

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What holiday did American colinists celebrate for the first time?

Thanksgiving. I think. 2.78percent sure

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How did Veterans Day become a holiday?

In 1953 Alfred King had the idea that Armistice day should be a day to honor all veterans. On May 26, 1954 president Dwight Eisenhower signed into law the Armistice Day should be replaced by Veterans Day. The on June 1, 1954 Veterans Day was an official holiday.

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When did Veterans Day become a national holiday in the US?

Veterans Day became a national holiday in the US on June 1, 1954. May 26, 1954

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What does stately mean?

Dignified and impressive, grand and imposing, ceremonious and majestic in presentation. Consider an inauguration ceremony, the Opening or Closing Ceremonies of an Olympiad, a State Funeral, the Queen's Jubilee, a Papal Coronation, the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns or the Sunse...

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When did the custom of Halloween first come to America?

the costum came to Halloween so they can look at it

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What holiday was first celebrated by American colonists?

Thanksgiving:D Thanksgiving:D

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What caused the Mexican Independence?

People back in the Americas wanted to separate from Spain for their own independence.

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What did the Indians teach the Pilgrims during the first year in America?

They taught the pilgrims how to survive off the land in America.

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How large was the 1876 US Centennial fairgrounds?

The US's 1876 Centennial fairgrounds covered 450 acres with an additional 42 acres given for displays o livestock and agricultural machinery. It was the largest festival in US history.

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Who brought Halloween to America?

The English and Irish brought Halloween to America.

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Why is turkey served on holidays?

Turkey is served on holidays because it tastes good and because many people on holidays want to have a hearty meal that will last them days so they cook up some turkey.Turkey is very well,big,and it'll last you about 3 days! :D

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National dress of brazil?

There is no one national dress of Brazil. What people wear depends on where in Brazil they live. For festivals and parades, often the dress is long, and flowing with bright colored accents.

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What did the US Celebrate in 1976?

Our bicentennial. Our country became 200 years old.

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What happens in December?

In December there is quite a lot of things happening. Advertising for Christmas sales started in September and pushed even harder in the last week of November. Some people celebrate on Christmas Eve and others celebrate on Christmas Day. The next day, 26th, is Boxing Day, traditionally in the Uni...

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What year was the first Veterans Day celebrated?

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day because the armistice ending the hostilities of World War I took effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year 1918 French time. (This date was not the official end of WWI as many people think. That happened on June 28, 1919...

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What events happened in August?

In 1944, Anne Frank was captured by Nazis and sent to a concentration camp where she would die the next year. 1965 saw the establishment of the Voting Rights Act to help African American voters. Famous birthdays during the month include Orville Wright, Bill Clinton and Cecil B. Demille.

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What do we show loyalty to when we say the pledge of allegiance?

The Flag The United States .

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Is Good Friday a bank holiday?

It depends on the country. In Australia, Good Friday is one of the few days that almost every shop, bank or business is closed. It is a public holiday in Australia, which means the banks are closed. For a list of countries in which Good Friday is a holiday,see the related link below.

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Why is it called Veterans Day?

Because the day celebrates and remembers those who fought in armed conflicts or served in the military.

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What happened on San Jacinto Day that made it a holiday?

It commemorates the battle of San Jacinto 4-21-1836 where Texas won its independence from Mexico.

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What are the two economic regions in the US?

The two economic regions in the U.S. include the industrial North and the agrarian South. Both regions produce a number of materials, including textiles, foodstuffs, and metals. The Midwest and Western regions of the country also manufacture a number of goods for domestic and international consum...

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Why are weddings white?

It once was true that wedding gowns were all sorts of vibrant colors. I'm not sure of the historic event, but something happened to stop shipment of dies & died garments from overseas. Leaving white the color of necessity and it became embraced, and then came the tradition.

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What assembly established a tradition of representative government in the English colonies?

The House of Burgesses determined that the English colonies would have a representative government. Does the person who asked this go to ESMS?

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How is Halloween in Puerto Rico?

The same way Americans do

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Who celebrates Flag Day?

American citezens celebrate Flag day

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What holiday was celebrated 1st by American colonist?

Thanksgiving was celebrated first by American colonist! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Does Columbus deserve a holiday?

Its largely a matter of opinion, but we all learned about the exploits of Columbus in history, he is a central figure of all American history, both North and South. So, yes for that reason alone. Is there another man who is the subject of so many monuments in the Europe and the Americas? We have ...

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What happened in the battle of san jacinto?

That day at San Jacinto many of our greatest heroes of Texas died. If it weren't for these brave individuals we would probably still be in Mexico's comand. No offense to Mexico but I like Texas the way it is.

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How do traditional customs affect attempts to unify diverse leaders under a single government?

A. Traditional leaders tend to have an economic advantage and do not desire to give that up. B. Traditional leaders don't want to give away or share any power. C. The cultural change that would take place during unification is undesired by those in power. D. Traditional societies often attempt ch...

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What was the first holiday celebrated by Pilgrims?

Answer pilgrims holiday - thanksgiving THANKSGIVING was the first holiday celebraterd by pilgrams.

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Is flag day an illegal holiday?

Flag Day is observed nationwide but only the state of Pennsylvania recognizes it as a legal holiday.

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Why was it called decoration day at first?

Because people decorated the graves of the dead soldiers

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When is custodians appreciation day?

National Custodial Workers Recognition Day is on October 2nd. It's a day set aside to recognize all the work that goes on behind the scenes of every school, office, hospital, and other buildings to keep them clean, sanitary, and safe.

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What is the National dress of Canada?

There is no National dress for Canadians, Unless the parka can be considered national dress ;) Canada prides itself on being a Multy-Cultural Nation This means that when you immigrate to Canada you bring your national dress with you. For example the author Farly Mowat was prone to wearing Kilts t...

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Why did the pilgrims name the boat they sailed on the mayflower?

The pilgrims did not name the ship, they hired it. Christopher Jones was the Captain. It was a cargo ship that carried goods between England and the continent.

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What was built for the US Centennial exhibit?

The main exhibit in the US's 1876 Centennial celebration was the Main Exhibition Hall. It contained new inventions and products. The building itself covered 20 acres. The Main Exhibition Hall was the largest building in the world in 1...

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How many nations had exhibits at the US's 1876 Centennial celebration?

Thirty -seven nations erected exhibits at the 1876 US Centennial celebration. The most impressive ones were the pavilions built by the UK, Germany, Austria and France.

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In what country did Jack 'o lanterns originate?

Jack-o-lanterns originated from the Celts and the Irish, Welsh, and Briton. The Celts thought they were like heads and heads held the spirit and wisdom of the body. They were used to ward of ghosts. The Irish, Welsh, and Briton would go and collect these "heads" and nail them to their doors. They...

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How can you look fair?

Use Bare Escentuals I guess it helps a lot. That's what most people suggest when you WANT to look lighter, or just use makeup. Personaly I just use Dove Exofilating soap which makes me feel lighter and it helps It makes your face softer and everything! Hope this helps! =)

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What holiday did theamerican colonies celebrated for the first time?

You don't need to ask a question 1000 times to get an answer.

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What hoiday was celebrated for the first time by the Americans?

THANKSGIVING WAS THE FIRST HOLIDAY THAT AMERICANS CELEBRATED. WHOO HOO

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When did Congress establish Veterans Day?

It was signed into law on 28 June 1968. == Veterans Day, observed on November 11th in the US, honors all our veterans and commemorates the armistice that ended WW1 in 1918. It was renamed from Armistice Day to Veterans Day in 1954 and now is a National day of honor for all armed service veterans ...

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Do you put your hand over your heart if you are performing the nation anthem?

yes! most people put their hand over there heart when they sing a national anthem but its not against the law if you don't!

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What was Veterans Day first called and why?

Veterans day was first known as Armistice Day. It always takes place on November 11th or 11/11 on a Thursday because that was the day the war ended. They signed the papers on November 11th at 11:11.

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How many years passed before Father's Day was made a official national holiday?

In 1910 Sonora Smart Dodd organized the first father's day celebration for her own father's birthday. In 1966 Lyndon Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday of June as Father's Day. It took 56 years to happen.

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What holidays are celebrated in December?

Some are Kwanza, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years Eve and National Fruitcake Day.

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Why is Kwanzaa celebrated in America?

Because we celebrate it in America?

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Who is the first black leader to be honored with an American national holiday?

Martin Luther King jr.

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What can you do to help veterans?

One way you can help is by donating money, food, clothing, etc. Another way is by sending them cards that say we appreciate everything they have done for us. One other way is by recognizing them when we see the United State's flag. Another way is by starting a fundraiser and then donating the mon...

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What is on the Fourth of July?

US Independence Day. July 4, 1776, was the day America declared its independence from the British. On July 4th two founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, days and weeks later it was signed by the rest.

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What are some traditions in the US?

some traditions are costumes on halloween, turkey on thanksgiving, and eggs on easter To celebrate holidays together

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Is San Jacinto A real city?

Yes, it is in California. http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=San+Jacinto&um=1&ie=UTF-8&split=0&gl=us&ei=UwjQSd7KNsSFtgekp6TtCQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&resnum=1&ct=title

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What holiday was celebrated by the American colonist?

what holiday was celebrated by the American colonist

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Name two national holidays?

# Thanksgiving Day # Fourth of July

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When did bagpipes first come to America?

When people from Scotland started coming in about the 1850s. They came here because immigrants wanted someplace to be free. Alot of scotish culture such as the bigpipe are mixed in with American society and we havent even noticed.

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What holiday was celebrated for the first time by the American colonies?

The first holiday that was celebrated by the colonist in America was Thanksgiving. It was first celebrated in 1621 after the first autumn harvest with the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag indians.

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What were the names of the people among the Pilgrims that wanted to purify the church of English?

It was the sepratists in England from the 1620's. They didn't believe in their churches way of worshiping god!

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What happened in the year 1898?

Um not quite sure wasnt alive then

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What year was Christmas first declared a U.S. national holiday?

Christmas wasn't declared a federal holiday in the USA until June 26, 1870.

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What was the first Veterans Day called?

Before Novmber 11, 1954 they called Veterans Day Armistice Day

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Why do we have a day off for Martin Luther King?

I think that we get a day off for MLK and not all presidents birthdays because come on, 1 if we were to get out all those birthdays we would never be at work or school, and 2 he caused one of the greatest civil rights movements in history. He is a wonderful man and he should be remembered always ...

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Can you name some ethnic makeup in California?

According to the 2006 ACS Estimates, California's population is: * 59.8% White American including White Hispanic * 43% White non-Hispanic * 35.9% are Hispanic or Latino (of any race) * 12.3% Asian American * 6.2% Black or African American * 3.3% mixed * 0.7% American Indian

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What is a bank holiday?

A bank holiday is a day in the UK when the banks close, usually these days are centered around something of historical, religious or national significance such as Christmas day or the Queen's Jubilee. In England and Wales, bank holidays are recognised as public holidays where many business (not j...

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