On Christmas, millions of Americans will exchange gifts, worship together in their various ways, then gather perhaps with family and friends to complete the celebration over dinner.
“The last of America's first astronauts has left us, but propelled by their example, we know that our future here on Earth compels us to keep reaching for the heavens.”
The fourth Thursday in November is a national day of thanksgiving in the United States.
America pauses to honor the men and women of the armed services, and the values of duty and sacrifice they represent.
Like democracy itself, the election system has its flaws. Nonetheless, in the United States, it is still the ordinary voters who choose their representatives for the country’s top elected positions.
On October 12th, 1492, three Spanish ships, under the leadership of Christopher Columbus, landed on an island in what is today the Bahamas.
On the first Monday of September every year, America pauses to honor its workers and the contributions they make to our nation’s strength and prosperity.
The 4th of July marks the anniversary of the signing of the American Declaration of Independence.
Today is Presidents Day in the United States, when Americans pause to honor their national leaders, beginning with the first president, George Washington.
On the third Monday of each January, Americans honor the memory of a Baptist minister from the southern state of Alabama, was a leader in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
The Christmas message of peace on earth and good will toward men is universal and one that Americans wish to share at this time of year with all citizens of the world.