November 23: Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, after Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington. It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our…

November 23: Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, after Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington. It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our…

This is a great mini unit to teach your kids about Presidents Day. Read and learn about some of the most famous presidents, with a focus on Abraham...

This is a great mini unit to teach your kids about Presidents Day. Read and learn about some of the most famous presidents, with a focus on Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Included in this unit:*President Mini-Book*Washington

President's Day Vocabulary {32 Cards}

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FREE from Ashley Hughes on TpT. 32 Vocabulary cards for Presidents day! Perfect for your word wall, theme wall, centers, etc.

So, Presidents Day is kind of a vague celebration. The federal holiday is officially called "Washington's Birthday," so... are we just celebrating George Washington? Washington and Lincoln? All of the presidents we've ever had, or just the ones we li

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There is a federal holiday Monday, but it’s called 'Washington’s Birthday.' Yet mattress retailers and used-car sales lots tend to make this Presidents Day in their ads.

There is no US Presidents Day. Why does the charade continue?

There is a federal holiday Monday, but it’s called 'Washington’s Birthday.' Yet mattress retailers and used-car sales lots tend to make this Presidents Day in their ads.

Happy Presidents Day! Did you know it was originally celebrated on Washington's Birthday?

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government.

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Today we honor all of the past United States Presidents' that have served our country. Happy Presidents Day!

Washington's Birthday, also known as Presidents' Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of February. The day honors presidents of the United States, including George Washington, the USA's first president.

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