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					CHRISTMAS
       Christmas started in the
         4th century
       Dec.25 was chosen as
         Christmas day
         because to compete
       With the Pagan
         celebration.
       Christmas was once
         against the law in
         Massachusetts.
       St.nick was bourn in
         Turkey.
History of Christmas
          • Christmas is
            celebrated on the 25th
            of December because
            that is the day of Jesus
            Christ’s birth
          • The first man to
            illuminate a Christmas
            tree was Martin
            Luther. He used
            candles.
Symbols of Christmas
          • One symbol of
            Christmas is a
            evergreen tree that is
            decorated and has an
            angel or a star on the
            top.
          • Another symbol of
            Christmas is mistletoe
            over a doorway.
Customs of Christmas Day
            • One custom of
              Christmas is to wake up
              and find presents under
              your Christmas tree.
            • Another custom
              celebrated by Catholics
              is to go to your Catholic
              church the day before
              Christmas.
Customs of Christmas Day
            A custom of Christmas is
              to hang a stocking
              over your fireplace if
              you have one.
            One of the customs is to
              exchange gifts with
              your family or your
              immediate family
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