The History of the American Christmas And Its Traditions / Chapter 12

Chapter 12


While not many of the traditions we celebrate as a part of our American Christmas began in our country, they were meaningful to the cultures that created them. And, they are just as meaningful to us today. Even if the meaning is somewhat different.

One thing is abundantly clear, Christmas is a joyous occasion that we spend with family and friends to not only celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, but to enjoy one another’s company, if only for one day out of the year.

It is my sincerest hope that you have enjoyed reading about where our American Christmas traditions originated from and that you remember even though we may come from different places across the globe, we are all connected as brothers and sisters.

Wishing You A Happy & Healthy Holiday,

Eric Ten

The History of the American Christmas And Its Traditions

Brief Introduction

Chapter 1 Christmas: Where It All Began

Chapter 2 What Is A Christmas Tradition?

Chapter 3 Where Did American Christmas Traditions Come From?

Chapter 4 The Christmas Tree

Chapter 5 The Yule Log

Chapter 6 Christmas Caroling

Chapter 7 Gift Giving

Chapter 8 The Candy Cane

Chapter 9 Santa Claus

Chapter 10 The Christmas Card

Chapter 11 The Poinsettia

Chapter 12 Conclusion

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