Today is the 150th anniversary of the Senate’s passage of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which outlawed slavery throughout the United States.
The Very First Labor Day Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is more than the 'end of summer' or another day to catch shopping bargains. It was established to honor the workers of America. A history of our Labor Day celebration is provided on this site by the Library of Congress. America's
All About Earth Day Senator Gaylord Nelson, the founder of Earth Day, has created an informative site displaying his convictions and the subsequent founding of the environmental movement and the first Earth Day in 1970. The Teacher's Lounge provides curriculum and activities for Earth Day,