halloween history

Information about halloween history

Published on November 5, 2007

Author: Esteban

Source: authorstream.com

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Facts of:  Facts of Halloween:  Halloween Halloween actually has its origins in the Catholic Church. It comes from a contracted corruption of All Hallows Eve. November 1st, All Hallows Day (or All Saints Day) is a Catholic day of observance in honor of saints.:  Halloween actually has its origins in the Catholic Church. It comes from a contracted corruption of All Hallows Eve. November 1st, All Hallows Day (or All Saints Day) is a Catholic day of observance in honor of saints. In Mexico, they celebrate El Dia de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead starting the evening of October 31st.:  In Mexico, they celebrate El Dia de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead starting the evening of October 31st. The custom of Halloween was brought to America in the 1840s by Irish immigrants fleeing their country’s potato famine.:  The custom of Halloween was brought to America in the 1840s by Irish immigrants fleeing their country’s potato famine. On November 2nd, All Souls Day, early Christians would walk from village to village begging for “soul cakes.” This is one origin of trick-or-treating.:  On November 2nd, All Souls Day, early Christians would walk from village to village begging for “soul cakes.” This is one origin of trick-or-treating. The Celtic festival of Samhain is the basis for Halloween. Samhain, All Hallowtide, the feast of the dead in Pagan and Christian times, signalizing the close of harvest and the initiation of the winter season.:  The Celtic festival of Samhain is the basis for Halloween. Samhain, All Hallowtide, the feast of the dead in Pagan and Christian times, signalizing the close of harvest and the initiation of the winter season. The day itself did not grow out of evil practices. It grew out of the rituals of the Celts celebrating a new year, and out of Medieval prayer rituals of Europeans.:  The day itself did not grow out of evil practices. It grew out of the rituals of the Celts celebrating a new year, and out of Medieval prayer rituals of Europeans. In the 1800’s, people started to have Halloween parties. Part of the celebrations included costumes, fortune telling, and games such as bobbing for apples.:  In the 1800’s, people started to have Halloween parties. Part of the celebrations included costumes, fortune telling, and games such as bobbing for apples. At the turn of the century, cities were overcrowded and Halloween marked the time to let off steam by playing practical jokes. By the 1930’s, things had gotten out of hand and serious damage was being done on Halloween. Trick or treating was promoted as an alternative to vandalism.:  At the turn of the century, cities were overcrowded and Halloween marked the time to let off steam by playing practical jokes. By the 1930’s, things had gotten out of hand and serious damage was being done on Halloween. Trick or treating was promoted as an alternative to vandalism. The Celts believed the souls of the dead visited the earth every October 31st.:  The Celts believed the souls of the dead visited the earth every October 31st. Other Names:  Other Names All Hallows Eve Samhain All Hallowtide The Feast of the Dead:  All Hallows Eve Samhain All Hallowtide The Feast of the Dead The Legend of the Jack-O-Lantern:  The Legend of the Jack-O-Lantern A man named Jack, who was notorious as a drunkard and a trickster, tricked Satan into climbing a tree. Jack then carved an image of the cross into the tree’s trunk, trapping the devil up the tree. Jack made a deal with the devil that, if he would never tempt him again, he would promise to let him down the tree. Slide15:  According to the folk tale, after Jack died, he was denied entrance to heaven because of his evil ways, but he was also denied access to hell because he had tricked the devil. Instead, the devil gave him a single ember to light his way through the frigid darkness. The ember was placed inside a hollowed out turnip to keep it glowing longer. The Irish used turnips as their “Jack’s lanterns” originally. But when the immigrants came to America, they found pumpkins were far more plentiful than turnips.:  The Irish used turnips as their “Jack’s lanterns” originally. But when the immigrants came to America, they found pumpkins were far more plentiful than turnips. The Celts believed all laws of space and time were suspended during this time, allowing the spirit world to intermingle with the living.:  The Celts believed all laws of space and time were suspended during this time, allowing the spirit world to intermingle with the living. A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins. :  A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins. "Phasmophobia" is the fear of ghosts. "Samhainophobia" is the morbid fear of Halloween. :  "Phasmophobia" is the fear of ghosts. "Samhainophobia" is the morbid fear of Halloween. festivities, as do 67 percent of adults.:  festivities, as do 67 percent of adults. Eighty-two percent of children take part in Halloween Slide21:  This bulletin board has been submitted by: Darcy Klasna, Resident Assistant, Montana State University

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