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Thanksgiving through the Ages

Thanksgiving begins with the Pilgrims. Watch this video to learn the history of Thanksgiving, and how it became a National Holiday. Interested to learn more? Read firsthand accounts of the first Thanksgiving straight from the people who were there. Video embedded from History.com.

History: Early July 4th Celebrations

In the past, celebrations of the 4th of July weren’t all that different from today. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this national holiday: The Declaration of Independence was read aloud every 4th. You can do the same by clicking here! The first 4th of July celebration took place on July […]