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America's Favorite Holidays

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ISBN-10: 1491713127

ISBN-13: 9781491713129

Edition: 2013

Authors: Richard T. Stanley

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Many of America's favorite holidays, including Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and Valentine's Day, originated far beyond our shores and long before our Founding Fathers were born. Some holidays, including Thanksgiving Day, the Fourth of July, Flag Day, Labor Day, Lincoln's Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, President's Day, Veteran's Day, and Washington's Birthday, were uniquely grounded in America's past. New Year's Day has become a feast of college football bowl games. Still others, such as Cinco de Mayo, Columbus Day, and St. Patrick's Day, are largely the products of America's rich ethnic and cultural diversity over time. And some have a very personal and specific…    
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Book details

List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 74
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

DR. STANLEY earned masters' degrees from Long Beach State and Whittier College, and an Ed.D. from Pepperdine University. He taught American Government at the high school and adult school levels before becoming a school administer. He recently retired after many years as a successful adult school principal.