Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving

  1. 1. http://eikaiwa-skype.com Thanksgiving Skype Eikawa By Nick
  2. 2. http://eikaiwa-skype.com When Do We Celebrate Thanksgiving? In America the president Abraham Lincoln declared on November 26th that the last Thursday of November should be a day of giving thanks. The congress in 1941 declared it a national holiday.
  3. 3. http://eikaiwa-skype.com Customs The usual meal for Thanksgiving is Turkey, carrots, potato’s, cranberries, and pumpkin pie for dessert. Usually people add in other kinds of food they want to eat with it as well. Families, and or friends get together to bake and eat these delicious foods.
  4. 4. http://eikaiwa-skype.com More Customs During Thanksgiving shops and factories are closed down for the day so everyone can spend it with their Family and Friends. The only people working are News stations who are covering the traditional Parades. Parades are full of floats and balloons.
  5. 5. http://eikaiwa-skype.com Thanksgiving Symbols A common symbol with Thanksgiving is the Cornucopia. The Cornucopia is a hallow horn shaped basket that is filled with vegetables and fruit. It is more of a symbol of the harvest before Thanksgiving.
  6. 6. http://eikaiwa-skype.com Thanksgiving Symbols The pilgrim hat is another symbol of Thanksgiving. Its to symbolize the first Thanksgiving of 1621 when the native Americans taught the pilgrims how to harvest food.
  7. 7. http://eikaiwa-skype.com Thanksgiving Symbols The most famous symbol of Thanksgiving has to be the Turkey. The Turkey is the main course of Thanksgiving.
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