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Halloween began as the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which marked the end of the harvest and the beginning of winter, when the Celts believed spirits of the dead returned to earth.

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Halloween or Hallowe'en also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of ...

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History of Trick-or-Treating - Halloween - HISTORY.com

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It's one of America's favorite holidays, but what's the real story behind the tricks and treats of Halloween?

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Oct 19, 2016 ... Halloween has its roots in a pagan harvest festival, while different traditions were ... and candy; in fact, the holiday has a rich and interesting history. .... Your Body Responds to Fear; The stories behind Halloween monsters .

What is the story behind Halloween and why do children trick or treat?

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Oct 31, 2016 ... Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a ...

The Facts on Halloween: Spiritual Life in God - CBN.com

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It is generally agreed by historians that Halloween came to take the place of a special day ... In Lewis Spence's The History and Origins of Druidism we read,.

The Pagan Roots of Halloween | CBN.com

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However, in early American history, Halloween was not celebrated due to America's strong Christian heritage. It was not widely observed until the twentieth  ...

Why Are Black and Orange Halloween Colors? - The History Behind ...

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