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Thanksgiving - Wikipedia
24 Nov 2022 at 2:39am
Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in the United States, Canada, Grenada, Saint Lucia and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessings of the harvest and of the preceding year. (Similarly named harvest festival holidays occur throughout the world during autumn, including in Germany and Japan).

Thanksgiving Day | Meaning, History, & Facts | Britannica
23 Nov 2022 at 9:43am
Thanksgiving Day, annual national holiday in the United States and Canada celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Americans generally believe that their Thanksgiving is modeled on a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people.

Thanksgiving history: Traditions and origins, where did it begin?
21 Nov 2022 at 4:47pm
Thanksgiving became an official national holiday in 1870, along with Christmas, New Year?s Day and Independence Day, the government website states. At that time, it was decided that the president...

Thanksgiving 2022 - Tradition, Origins & Meaning - HISTORY
22 Nov 2022 at 2:02pm
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2022 occurs on Thursday, November 24. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest...

What is Thanksgiving? Here's Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving
24 Nov 2022 at 3:29am
Thanksgiving is commonly known as a way to commemorate the colonial Pilgrims' harvest meal that they shared with Wampanoag Indians (who "were key to the survival of the colonists during the first...

Thanksgiving (United States) - Wikipedia
23 Nov 2022 at 8:13pm
Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It is sometimes called American Thanksgiving (outside the United States) to distinguish it from the Canadian holiday of the same name and related celebrations in other regions.

Thanksgiving: Day and Traditions | HISTORY.com - HISTORY
22 Nov 2022 at 1:47pm
Thanksgiving, which occurs on the fourth Thursday in November, is based on the colonial Pilgrims' 1621 harvest meal. The holiday continues to be a day for Americans to gather for a day of...

Thanksgiving: 12 fun facts about the holiday to discuss during dinner ...
18 Nov 2022 at 3:18pm
Thanksgiving becomes a national holiday in 1870; Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday in November; 292.9 million Americans celebrate Thanksgiving; 46 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has a brutal history. Can we still celebrate it? - Los ...
25 Nov 2022 at 10:59am
President Lincoln established Thanksgiving as a national holiday for the purpose of unifying the nation during the Civil War. His proclamation made no mention of the Pilgrim-Indian feast. After...

150 Happy Thanksgiving Quotes 2022 - Parade: Entertainment ... - Life
22 Nov 2022 at 4:22am
44. "Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse." ? Henry Van Dyke. 45.

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