National Loyalty Day:
National Loyalty Day is celebrated every year in the United States of America on 1st May. The day is celebrated to honor the heritage of American freedom. Also, the day was marked on 1st May to counter the International Workers Day.
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Why National Loyalty Day:
National Loyalty Day is marked to celebrate American Independence and share a token of thanks to those who participated in the freedom struggle of America. Every responsible American citizen also observes the day to incorporate proper law enforcement and jurisdiction throughout the state. It is a day when every responsible American comes forward to pledge faithfulness and loyalty towards the nation.
By many independent and faithful Americans, the day is utilized as the day to mark the jurisdiction around America and laws with presenting a hand towards the individual who is in need of help. The day is celebrated as a holiday to indicate loyalty toward the nation and its people.
How Can We Celebrate National Loyalty Day
The day can be celebrated by anyone, following the simple and easy observance about the day. Observances are as follows:
- Attend a flag hoisting ceremony of the United States of America in memory of the celebration of freedom of America.
- Wear the badge of the American Flag, and remember American Freedom.
- Watch documentaries on American Freedom to gather and collect information about American Freedom.
- Participate in parades that are held all over America to mark the Freedom struggle of Freedom fighters.
- Or you can watch parades and cheer for the participants.
- Make a resolution on the day about giving freedom to yourself from any of the problems to celebrate the day as your freedom. The resolution can be freeing yourself from any bad habit: smoking, alcoholism, anger issues, to point a few.
- Visit historical places that are either built-in remembrance of the freedom fighters or are from ages and mark the independence of America, such as battlegrounds or places that mark freedom struggle.
- Read some history about the day and the Independence and freedom struggle of America, as this can be the way to share a token of thanks to those responsible for the Independence of America.
- Visit the National Library as the History department holds some meets and programs for the Freedom fighters on the day.
- Every individual must pledge to do something that benefits the nation.
- Collect and gather information about the past proclamations about the day made by the previous presidents.
- Also, you must collect information about the newly made proclamations about the day by the president.
- You can also organize an event to mark the celebration of the day, whether it be a theme party. Everyone has to dress like either soldiers or like freedom fighters. The event can be a historical gathering that can educate the guests about the day, its history, the independence, and the freedom of America.
- Do not forget to post pictures on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, to name a few, with hashtags such as #NationalLoyaltyDay, #LoyaltyDay, #FreedomDay, #LoyaltyDayParade, #LoyaltyDayProclamation, to spread awareness about this day.
Interesting Facts About National Loyalty Day
Let’s discuss some interesting facts about this very day which will surely amaze you all:
- In the year 1964 on the day, The Civil Rights Act was signed to curb racial discrimination throughout the country.
- On this day, Abraham Lincolon abolishes slavery in the year 1865.
- By the report of “Freedom in the 50 States,” Florida is a state with complete freedom.
- On the other hand, New York comes at number 50 in the “Freedom in the 50 States” report.
- All around the United States, there are 33 states that use the term “Liberty” in their name, which means “Freedom.”
- The United States Of America has the military power that is considered as the strongest and most powerful military power in the world by “The Global Firepower Index ”.
History Of National Loyalty Day
The National Loyalty Day was observed for the first time in the year 1921 during the time of the First Red Scare. The day was at the beginning known as “Americanization Day.” It is said that the day was commemorated to counter International Workers Day. In 1955, the US Congress marked the day on April 27. Also, since 1958 the day is always addressed and proclaimed by every president because the day is a Legal holiday.