Click here to watch a video on the history of St. Patrick's Day and and answer the questions below.
1- How did Patrick come to live in Ireland when he was 16?
2- What did the two visions tell Patrick to do?
3- What did Patrick do in Ireland?
4- What does the myth of driving the snakes out of Ireland mean?
5- What did Patrick use the shamrock for?
6-Why does the holiday fall on March 17?
7- When and where was St Patrick's Day first celebrated in Colonial America?
8- Who is the most famous, largest and rowdiest St Patrick's Day tradition in America?
9- Why did the Irish have to emigrate in the 19th century?
10- What was the traditional Irish meal for St Patrick's Day?
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