Conrad Crane provides an overview of Veteran’s Day and how it has evolved over time.
Bell Ringer Assignment
- What is the date of Veterans Day? Explain the original meaning of the day.
- What action did Congress take to recognize this day?
- When did it become a full legal holiday and why?
- What was the focus of the movement in the 1950s?
- What action did President Dwight D. Eisenhower take?
- How does this affect those people who are serving on active duty?
- How is this day recognized in some parts of Europe?