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THE WEEK AHEAD for HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

The First Week of May


Today in History MAY
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Calendar of World Holidays        1. May Day
       1. United States: Law Day
       1. United States: Loyalty Day
       1. Hawaii: Lei Day

       1-2. International Labor Day

       2. Latvia & Lithuania: Mother's Day
       2. Spain: Dos de Mayo/Independence Day

       3. World Press Freedom Day
       3. Dominca, St. Kitts & Nevis: May Day
       3. England. Wales & Northern Ireland: Bank Holiday
       3. Japan: Constitution Day (Kenpo Kinenbi)
       3. Poland: Constitution Day

       4. China: Youth Day
       4. Namibia: Cassinga Day
       4. Tonga: Birthday of H.R.H. Crown Prince Tupouto'a
       4. United States: National Teacher Day
       4. Rhode Island: Independence Day

       5. International Midwives Day
       5. Ethiopia: Patriots Victory Day
       5. Guyana: East Indian Heritage Day/Arrival Day
       5. Japan: Children's Day (Kodomo no hi)
       5. Korea: Orininal (Children's Day)
       5. Kyrgyzstan: Constitution Day
       5. Palau: Senior Citizens' Day
       5. Thailand: Coronation Day
       5. United States: National Teacher Day
       5. Rhode Island: Independence Day

       6. Bulgaria: Gergyovden (St. George's Day)/Army Day
       6. China: Birthday of Tin Hau
       6. Lebanon and Syria: Martyrs' Day

Who Am I?

       1. May Day

       2. Hudson's Bay Company; Fur Trading and the History of North America

       3. World Press Freedom Day

       4. 1886 Chicago Haymarket Labor Riot; Labor Unions in American History

       5. Cinco de Mayo

       6. 1877 Surrender of Chief Crazy Horse; Our Native American Heritage

       7. 1945 Surrender of Nazi Germany and World War II


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