Is Memorial Day a federal holiday?
Yes, it is.
Congress declared it a federal holiday in 1971.
Schools, banks, and government offices are closed on Memorial Day.
When did people in the United States first start celebrating Memorial Day?
They first started celebrating it after the American Civil War, which was from 1861-1865.
Does Memorial Day honor soldiers from all of America's wars?
Yes, it does. It is a way for Americans to remember the sacrafice that solders make.