The Types of Holidays Essay

721 Words Jan 23rd, 2011 3 Pages
There are 12 months and 365 days in a year and throughout the months and days, there are also holidays. Holidays means a celebration that has happened in the past. There are many types of holidays that serve different types of purpose. Some are known for federal holidays, seasonal holidays, and days that consider a non working which serves the purpose of a certain holiday. The most popular holidays are known as federal holidays. Federal holidays are the predetermined days recognized by the government in which federal employees receive a paid day off from work, so long as they are in a non-essential federal office. Most all federal holidays are also observed by state and local governments and the more common federal holidays are almost …show more content…
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