Halloween is a secular holiday celebrated in America on October 31, but its customs and traditions are derived from meaningful Celtic and Christian origins. While Halloween is primarily about candy and costumes, other religious holidays that honor winter and the dearly departed are celebrated around the same time: Samhain, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day. Test your knowledge about Halloween history and discover its soulful roots.
1. The traditions of Irish immigrants in America evolved into the secular holiday known as Halloween during the late 1800s and early 1900s. What Celtic holiday influenced the origins of Halloween?
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