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The French gave the biggest Christmas present ever in 1886.

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4 facts about Christmas
The French gave the biggest Christmas present ever in 1886. It was the Statue of Liberty, and they gave it to the United States of America.
The first artificial Christmas Tree wasn’t a tree at all. It was created out of goose feathers that were dyed.
Each year more than 3 billion Christmas cards are sent in the U.S. alone.
All the gifts in the Twelve Days of Christmas would equal 364 gifts.
Christmas
4 facts about Halloween
The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips.
Adults also went door-to-door asking for food and drinks in exchange for a song or dance.
Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween.
Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween.
Halloween
Easter
4 facts about Easter
•The first Easter baskets were made to look like bird's nests.

•Americans celebrate Easter with a large Easter egg hunt on the White House Lawn.
•The traditional act of painting eggs is called Pysanka.

•The custom of giving eggs at Easter time has been traced back to Egyptians, Persians, Gauls, Greeks and Romans, to whom the egg was a symbol of life.
Valentines Day
4 facts about Valentines Day
Valentine’s Day started with the Romans.
It’s not the most popular holiday for greeting cards.
Roses are the flowers of love.
The chocolate box has been around for more than 140 years.
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