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Thanksgiving

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Transcript of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving
By Emma, Lieselotte & Femke
The origin
The very first thanksgiving
Thanksgiving nowadays
That's all, folks!
1789
1863
Later
Puritans
James I
New World
Pilgrim Fathers
turkey, waterfowl, venison, fish, lobster, clams, berries, fruit, pumpkin and squash
Many of the foods > modern Thanksgiving dinner.
George Washington
November (Thursday) 26th
victory War of Independence
commemorate Pilgrims
last Thursday of November
Abraham Lincoln
next-to-last Thursday of November
too close to Christmas (1863)
Roosevelt
confusion
USA
important
official holiday
families unite
Lord
roast turkey
pumpkin pie
oldest generation
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
football games
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
dry
pray
29th of November
day of thanksgiving
Many colonist were to follow!
15 years 14,000 to 20,000 to New World
Sarah Josepha Hale
Thanksgiving Proclamation
Civil War
national, annual holiday
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