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Transcript of Thanksgiving
By Emma, Lieselotte & Femke
The very first thanksgiving
That's all, folks!
turkey, waterfowl, venison, fish, lobster, clams, berries, fruit, pumpkin and squash
Many of the foods > modern Thanksgiving dinner.
November (Thursday) 26th
victory War of Independence
last Thursday of November
next-to-last Thursday of November
too close to Christmas (1863)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
symbol of abundance
native American Indians
Early 17th century
FIRST WINTER IN THE NEW WORLD
cold > half of the people died
thanks to help of Wampanoag (Native American) tribe
Amerindians > fish, hunt,
grow pumpkins & Indian Corn
first successful harvest > Pelgrims feast
William Bradford noted that, "besides waterfowl, there was great store of wild turkeys, of which they took many."
THE FIRST THANKSGIVING
harvest 2 & 3> NOT
29th of November
day of thanksgiving
Many colonist were to follow!
15 years 14,000 to 20,000 to New World
Sarah Josepha Hale
national, annual holiday