American Holidays and Celebrations #14: Labor Day
Like people from all over the world, Americans celebrate a variety of holidays and celebrations. Watch each video and read along each article to learn about American Holidays and Celebrations.
- Directions: Watch the video below and write a short summary of what you learned in the comments section below.
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Hello , hind from Iraq.
Today we celebrate Labor Day with less fanfare on the first Monday of September some cities have parade and community picnics politicians , kick off , their political campaigns by holding rallies on the holiday . Most Americans consider Labor Day , the end of the Summer , abs the beaches and other popular resort areas are packed with people enjoying one last three day-weekend for many students , the new school year begins right after labor Day
Lesson 2.44.4 Year 2
Americans holidays and celebrations.
” Labor Day”
” Without labor, nothing prospers”.
Labor is the backbone of any country’s economy. It has a major impact on economic development and the stander of living. In United State, there are many holidays and celebrations, one of them being Labor Day. It is a very special holiday and celebration day for laborers is on the first Monday of September. Midway between Independence Day and Thanksgiving Day. Eleven years old sons of a poor Irish immigrant, Peter McGuire sold papers on the street in New York city…read more
He was the only backer of his mother and his six brothers. Their living conditions were not good. Many immigrants lived in the poorest ghettos. Working conditions were even worse, and working hours were so long. They were allowed to stop only for a short time to eat. There was no sick leave because if they don’t come to work, they would fire from their jobs. No concept of workers’ rights at all. When Peter Mcguire was seventeen, he joined an apprenticeship in a Piano shop and at night took classes in economic and socials issues of the day. In the spring of 1872 Peter McGuire and 10,000 workers went on Strick and marched through the streets, demanding a decrease in the long working days. His movement, the labor movement was important for the future of workers.
He spoke to crowds of workers and unemployed people. He became known as a disturb of public peace. He was called a troublemaker, He continued his struggle and got success, a job, and a future in their trades and decided to plan a holiday for workers.
We should thank them for their hard work, dedication, and direct contributions to our growth and goals.
International Labor Day is observed in Pakistan on May First to commemorate the social and economic achievements of workers.
” I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” (My Favrot quote)