country or religion has special holidays. Find out about
some of them here.
This three-part article, well illustrated as always, focuses
on the need for independence as well as the struggle to keep
that independence. The last installment looks at the legacy
of independence elsewhere in the world.
Day: French Independence
Why was the Bastille stormed? What was the Bastille? Who ate
cake? Why was that mob so angry? Find out the answers to
these questions and more with this fun, illustrated
Day: The Story Behind the
Read all about the history of the holiday and the country
itself. Using words and pictures, this article takes you
through the formation of Canada step by step.
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that celebrates a great victory
by the Mexican army over French forces in 1862. It's also a
good day to get together and party!
Memorial Day honors the men and women who died fighting for
the United States. It is also a time to remember the
survivors of those wars.
This feature tells you a little about Vesak and about people
celebrate it. The feature also includes links to other
informative and fun sites focusing on Vesak.