Thursday, May 26, 2011

Have a great Memorial Day ......


Perhaps, Memorial Day will be a very busy day and dense for United States residents. because of the holiday will be in use for a vacation, refreshing, or gather with family. many tourist attractions that can be visited and many of them held a memorial event to commemorate the day.

there is also commemorated with a simple, such as sending flowers to historic sites or just a service remembering the heroes of the war era.

Known as Decoration Day, the holiday was changed to Memorial Day within twenty years, becoming a holiday dedicated to the memory of all war dead. It became a federal holiday in 1971, and is now observed on the last Monday in May.Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers, who had died during the American Civil War. It was inspired by the way people in the Southern states honored their dead. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women, who died in any war or military action.

Memorial Day is a federal holiday. All non-essential Government offices are closed, as are schools, businesses and other organizations. Most public transit systems do not run on their regular schedule. Many people see Memorial Day weekend as an opportunity to go on a short vacation or visit family or friends. This can cause some congestion on highways and at airports.
so, let us welcome memorial day with joy and do not forget the struggle of the heroes of the war.

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