National Holidays in the United States


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Which two U.S. holidays are focused on celebrating the sacrifice of men and women in the Armed Forces?

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1. Which U.S. holiday is often celebrated by family gatherings, decorations, and gift exchanges?

2. Which two U.S. holidays celebrate the birthdays of historical individuals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are ten holidays that are recognized nationally in the United States. By providing specific information pertaining to different holidays, this quiz and worksheet combination will require you to properly identify which holiday is being described.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Some specifics of Independence Day
  • Which holidays recognize historical figures
  • The holidays meant to remember military veterans
  • What holiday is often celebrated with gift exchanges

Skills Practiced

You will be given an opportunity to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on federal holidays in the United States
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is being celebrated on Independence Day
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to properly identify the correct order of U.S. holidays

Additional Learning

Learn more about the federal holidays by reviewing the associated lesson, National Holidays in the United States. This lesson will focus on numerous objectives, including:

  • Define national holidays
  • Review the dates of holidays, including birthdays of historical figures
  • Understand the history behind each federal holiday
  • Analyze how the celebration and focus of certain holidays has changed over time