Memorial Day

Learning Target: I will explain the origins and significance of Memorial Day.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7ozdFkwHP8&t=5s Published on May 24, 2014 Memorial Day has become the "summer is here" holiday, but of course there's more to it. Historian Kenneth C. Davis, author of the popular "Don't Know Much" history series, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" with a history lesson on the most solemn of the 11 federal holidays.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34rlZriNzbU Published on May 26, 2019 President Reagan commemorates those Americans who have willingly sacrificed their lives for their country, during the Memorial Day ceremonies held at the Arlington National Cemetery, May 31, 1982. Video (5/28/18) by Airman 1st Class Ryan Brooks, 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs.