The Pilgrims and the History of Christmas

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history.jpgEven in bad economic times, Christmas creates the biggest shopping season of the year and it's a kind of all-American holiday. Even many non-Christians celebrate Christmas. But the founding Pilgrims didn't see it that way.  In the early days of Massachusetts, Christmas was banned. Kenneth Davis is author of the Don't Know Much about History series, including New York Times best-sellers Don't Know Much about Mythology and Don't Know Much about the Bible