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they date back to the times of the Romans and druids
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Country of First Christmas Tree Germany was the first country to start the Christmas tree tradition
It comes from the ancient Celts. They would bring in fir/pine trees during the winter solstice because it was one of the few plants still alive in winter. When the Catholic ch…urch began to use the ancient customs as part of the conversion of the tribes they used the items all ready in use. For Christ Mass they used the fir/pine tree, but because of its shape they related the three points on the tree to the Trinity. As time went on people began to decorate the tree. The Germans added candles and other items to the tree and in the 1800's when the Dickens Christmas Story was published Christmas became a major holiday with a tree, dinner, gifts, and crackers. Everyone wanted to copy the day from the story. Add other things like Santa and you move towards the Christmas that we have today. By-the-way the red suit Santa comes from a Coke Cola ad in the early 1900's. He was dressed all in red and white since those are the colors of the product. The company still uses him today in their ads.
The modern Christmas tree tradition was begun in Central Europe and Germany. Prince Albert, a German prince and husband of Queen Victoria, brought the Christmas tree tradition… to the UK in 1841. Prince Albert
OK guys I'm sorry for the answer before i have to improve it because I'm doing this for a project and i was disappointed of the answer! the right answer is it started in centr…al Europe. more Pacific you ask Germany.
The idea of Christmas trees came from Germany, when the king decided to put his family presents under a tree, it then became a family-tradition and spread country after countr…y and became very popular in the Christian religion.
I think that prince Albert, Queen Victoria's husband, imported one from Germany because it was evergreen. The craze soon caught on.
The tradition of the Christmas tree began during the early 15th century. This tradition started in Germany as a way for Christians to relay the story of the birth of Jesus… to Pagans.
In Victorian times Prince Albert introduce the German practise of the Christmas tree into England and I believe it spread from there, along with xmas cards, yule logs and othe…r things.
The Christmas tree tradition started in the 12th century when the tree was hung upside down from the ceiling as a symbol of .Christianity The first decorated tree was at R…iga in Lature in 1510.
Karas has amply demonstrated that evergreens have been a symbol of rebirth from ancient times. Bringing greenery into one's home, often at the time of the winter solstice, sym…bolized life in the midst of death in many cultures.14 The Romans decked their homes with evergreens and other greenery during the Kalends of January.15 Living trees were also brought into homes during the old German feast of Yule, which originally was a two-month feast beginning in November. The Yule tree was planted in a tub and brought into the home.16 However, the evidence just does not exist which shows that Christians first used trees at Christmas as a symbol of rebirth, nor that the Christmas tree was a direct descendent of the Yule tree. On the contrary, the evidence that we have points in another direction. The Christmas tree appears to be a descendent of the Paradise tree and the Christmas light of the late Middle Ages.
in Victorian times when one of the royal family brought the tradition over from Germany (i cant remember who) and it was the same time that Christmas cards were introduced too…
The Christmas tree tradition started with a young man named William Bosfowitz. A few days before Christmas he and his friends were talking about what their families were going… to do for the Christmas celebration. His friend Edward Taute said that he and his family were going to do something that no family had ever done. They were going to half of their presents in socks. That is where we got the tradition of the stocking. All the other boys got rather jealous so William made up a lie to make his new tradition sound much cooler, so he said, "My family is putting up a really big tree in our front cabinet room and we are going to decorate it! My mom says that it is called an evergreen coniferous. That is a much better tradition than stuffing stuff in socks!" And so, as you see the tradition of the Christmas tree started with a bit of jealousy.
The tree not being kept watered creating a dry tree which catches fire easily since light bulbs get hot and/or improper use of wall/extension cord outlets i.e. overloading
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The Christmas tree can be dated to hundreds of years ago stemming from the Pagan holiday belief that evergreens keep bad spirits away and bring life since the evergreen tree r…arely changes from its natural green color.
Catholic missionaries to the pagan Germanic tribes. The pagan Germanic tribes worshiped trees, especially the Oak tree. The missionaries saw the twisted Oak as sym…bolizing the twisted lies of the devil and chose a Pine to symbolize the straight and true faith of Christianity. They used the new symbol to help convert the Germanic tribes to Catholicism. The Pine tree became the traditional Christmas Tree in Catholic Germany and was retained when Germany converted to Protestantism. When Queen Victoria of England married Prince Albert of Germany he brought the tradition of the Christmas Tree to England and Americans copied the tradition because at the time they were fascinated with everything Queen Victoria and her family was doing.