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People of the United States celebrate National Freedom Day every year commemorating the 13th amendment made by the President Abraham Lincoln on February 1, 1865. He outlaws slavery by this amendment. The history of celebrating this day says that a slave, Major Richard Robert Wright Sr., forms a group to make a day to celebrate freedom from slavery.

The group chooses February 1 as the best possible day. With their concern, they observe the first National Freedom Day on February 1, 1942.On30 June, 1948, President Harry Truman officially declares this day as National Freedom Day. From that day, people lay wreath at Liberty Bell which symbolizes freedom. Thus this day reminds us that freedom is for all Americans. Afro-American slavery is over. But the notable thing is that it is not   a public holiday in America yet.