Christmas In America

troop_christmas.gif

Christmas In America

  1. Christmas has been celebrated officially in Congress by our American Forefathers since December 25th, 1789. 
  2. Christmas was declared a United States Federal Holiday in 1870, signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant, to be observed annually on December 25th. 
  3. From the 19th century onwards, the citizens of America transformed this Festival of Christmas from a one day celebration to a weeklong or month long celebration.
  4.  For the past 218 years, Americans have taken part in every aspect of Christmas, embracing the spirit of love, peace, sharing and caring.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s