WONDER #1237: Why Is Memorial Day a Holiday?

Question 1 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">Memorial Day got its start after which war?</p>

  1. Civil War
  2. Revolutionary War
  3. World War 1
  4. Korean War

Question 2 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">Which town was declared to be the birthplace of Memorial Day?</p>

  1. Charleston, South Carolina
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. New York, New York
  4. Waterloo, New York

Question 3 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">If Memorial Day still honored only those who died during the Civil War, it might still be known by what original name?</p>

  1. Remembrance Day
  2. Veterans Day
  3. Decoration Day
  4. Independence Day

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