This is a pretty good examination at one of the holidays that define us as 100% Americans.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - President's Day
President’s Day By Luis
President’s Day: An Early American Tradition <ul><li>It was originally celebrated in February 22 </li></ul><ul><li>This is the day when George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were born </li></ul><ul><li>It was not a federal holiday but it was only to honor their dates of birth. </li></ul>
The Installment of the Real President’s Day <ul><li>In 1971, our honorary and most beloved president Richard Nixon officially made President’s Day a federal holiday to “Honor all presidents” </li></ul><ul><li>It is now officially celebrated on the third Monday of February as a federal holiday </li></ul><ul><li>All federal buildings and school close in this day </li></ul>
The Economic Role of President’s Day <ul><li>Many malls and shopping centers hold sales and other discounts in order to attract customers that get the day off </li></ul>
The Importance of President’s Day <ul><li>It is important to respectfully honor all presidents, past and present in this holiday. </li></ul>