A history quiz for the holidays

Giant snowflakes, wooden trees, garland and more adorn the mantel and fireplace at the Jerry and Betty Ries home one mile east of Earlville.
Giant snowflakes, wooden trees, garland and more adorn the mantel and fireplace at the Jerry and Betty Ries home one mile east of Earlville.

More than 90 percent of Americans celebrate either Christmas or Hanukkah. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, provides an opportunity to test your knowledge of the holidays’ history and traditions in the United States.

l David Tucker is director of faculty for the Ashbrook Center’s Master of Arts in American History and Government program and co-editor, with Sarah Morgan Smith, of the Ashbrook Center book “Religion in American History and Politics: 25 Core Documents.” They wrote this for InsideSources.com.

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