Social Studies Enrichment #16: History of New Year’s Eve

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Happy 2017!!  You might be wondering, “Where did the tradition of celebrating the new year come from?”  Or, “Why do we celebrate the new year on January 1st?”

Watch the video below to answer those questions.  Then, in the comments section, let us know how you celebrated the new year!

http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/new-years/videos/history-of-the-holidays-new-years-eve

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