The responsible for creating Father’s Day in the USA was woman called Sonora Smart Dodd. Inspired by the creation of Mother’s Day, she thought it would be great to celebrate fathers too. In fact, her father had raised her and her 5 siblings on his own and that was why she admired him so much.
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While the origin of Father’s Day is directly related to the Catholic religion, the fact is that Protestant countries subsequently incorporated this tradition. Currently this party is widespread and does not necessarily have a religious link.
In the United States Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. The implementation of this tradition has to do with Catholic Christianity and celebrations they did, in the twelfth century, in honor of St. Joseph, foster father of Jesus Christ.
It is difficult to assign an exact date to indicate the origin of Father’s Day, but we can assure that this tradition started more than a hundred years ago. Next you will find lots of cards for you to honor your father.
Father’s Day is a holiday celebrated in most of the countries of the world to pay homage to the father figure. It is about recognizing the fundamental role of the father, not only in the education of children, but at all stages of life.
The African-American writer Ralph Ellison, known for his novel “The Invisible Man” wrote his manuscript “Juneteenth” and came to be spoken by the work of John Callahan and Adam Bradley (my prof. at the Claremont Colleges) after his death.
The Emancipation Proclamation gave freedom to slaves in the southern states of the United States, but many owners ignored it and kept their slaves in captivity for 2 more years. In fact, it took a Civil War for the Emancipation Proclamation to be respected.
Juneteenth was a shocking and unforgettable day. On June 19, 1865 it was announced the end of slavery in Texas, nearly two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.
Juneteenth is considered a typical celebration of the USA. Its action remains as one of the least recognized days of the significant achievements in American history commemoration.
Today is June 19, also known as “Juneteenth”. The reason why we call it like that is that it relates to the Day of commemoration of the abolition of slavery in America. Continue reading and find out some cool cards about its celebration.