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Transcript of HAYWOOD,C2, THANKSGIVING
HOW THANKSGIVING IS CELEBRATED [EATING]
WHY THANKSGIVING IS CELEBRATED
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in Canada and the United States as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
A THANKSGIVING POEM
A VIDEO ABOUT THANKSGIVING[PILGRAMS]
THIS IS HOW THANKSGIVING STARTED
THIS IS HOW THANKSGIVING WAS STARTED
Thanksgiving Day in Canada
Thanksgiving Day in Canada has been a holiday on the second Monday of October since 1957. It is a chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year.
THIS IS HOW THANKSGIVING IS CELEBRATED IN AMERICA
In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states.
In a 1789 proclamation, President George Washington called on the people of the United States to acknowledge God for affording them as Washington called it, became a yearly tradition in many communities.
WHAT IS THE DIFFRENCE OF THANKSGIVINGING IN AMERICA THEN IN CANADA
In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November but in Canada, it is celebrated on the second Monday in October (which is Columbus Day in the U.S.). While Americans and Canadians both celebrate Thanksgiving Day, there are several differences between the traditions and practices in the two neighboring countries.
It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens", to be celebrated on the last Thursday in November