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May Day

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A lot of May 1st May Day celebrations in countries like Germany and England also celebrate workers of the world, sort of like American Labor Day. On the first of May, 1561, King Louis XIV was given a lily of the valley. These flowers, symbols of springtime, are a traditional May Day gift in France to this day.

  1. 1. What flowers are traditional for May Day?
    1. a. Lilies of the Valley
    2. b. Roses
    3. c. Tulips
  2. 2. What does May 1st celebrate?
    1. a. Veterans
    2. b. Workers
    3. c. Secretaries
  3. 3. What is May 1st?
    1. a. Memorial Day
    2. b. Labor Day
    3. c. 4th of July