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  • peregrinos
  • Mayflower y massachusetts
  • Llegada de samoset y squanto
  • Cultivo de maiz peregrinos
  • Cultivo de maiz peregrinos
  • Cultivo de maiz peregrinos
  • Cultivo de maiz peregrinos

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  • 1. THANKSGIVING DAY
    Presentation by Liannette Bellido Cintrón
    IES Francisco Rodriguez Marín
    NOVEMBER 2010
  • 2. WhatisThanksgiving Day?
    Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays in the United States. Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a holiday that Americans spend together with their families who enjoy a Thanksgiving meal which usually includes the traditional Thanksgiving turkey.
  • 3. WhyisThanksgivingcelebrated?
    The Pilgrims were the first people to celebrate Thanksgiving. They were escaping religious persecution in England, the country which they come from.
  • 4. On Sept. 6, 1620, they set sailon a shipcalledtheMayflower, leavingfromEnglandandarriving in theNew World after 65 days. Theysettled in a towncalled Plymouth in whatisnow Massachusetts.
  • 5. ThePilgrims' firstwinterwasverydifficult, sinceitwasvery, very cold. Manyofthemdied.
    OnMarch 16, 1621, an Abnaki IndiannamedSamosetenteredthe Plymouth settlement. He welcomedthePilgrims in English, andthenextdayreturnedwithanother American IndiannamedSquanto, whospokeEnglishwell.
  • 6. SquantotaughtthePilgrims how tosurvive in theNew World, tellingthemwhichplantswherepoisonous, whichwere medicinal, and how toplantcornandothercrops.
  • 7. Theharvestwasverysuccessful, due in largeparttohelpfromthe American Indians. ThePilgrimshadenoughfoodforthewinterandhadlearned how tosurvive in theNew World.
  • 8. Becauseofthesuccessoftheharvest, wichendedduringthelastdaysofNovember, thePilgrimsdecidedtothrow a celebratoryfeastandinvite thecolony's American Indianneighborstotake part. The American Indiansbroughtfood as well, andthecelebrationlastedforthreedays. Thecustomofanannuallycelebratedthanksgivingcontinuedthroughtheyears.
  • 9. ManyviewthefirstThanksgiving as anexampleofthepossibilityofgreatrespectandcooperationbetweentwodifferent cultures.
    • In 1863 thePresidentoftheUnitedStates Abraham Lincoln made officialthecelebrationofthanksgivingSincetheneachpresident has issued a Thanksgiving Day proclamation, usuallydesignatingthefourthThursdayofeachNovember as theholiday.
  • ThanksgivingTraditions
    MostfamiliesfollowthetraditionsofthePilgrimsonthefirstThanksgiving, butmanyhavetheirowntraditionsthattheyfolloweachyear. Here are someofthecommontraditionsassociatedwithThanksgiving Day.
  • 10. Travel
    Oneofthe best thingsaboutThanksgivingisspending time withfamily. Manypeoplelive far fromfamilymembersandtravel long distances by car, train, orplaneto be withthem. Thanksgivingisthebusiesttraveldayoftheyear!
  • 11. TheFeast
    Traditionalfoods are a largepartofThanksgivingcelebrations. Manyfamiliesincludetheentirefamily in thefoodpreparation. Traditionalfoodsincludeturkey, stuffing, gravy, sweetpotatoes, cornbread, mashedpotatoes, andcranberry sauce. Manypeopleserve pie fordessert at theendofthemeal. Popular pie flavors are pumpkin, pecan, sweetpotato, andapple.
  • 12. TheWishbone
    Somefamiliesincludebreakingtheturkey'swishbone as partoftheircelebration. Thewishboneisfoundattachedtothebreastmeat in theturkey'schest. Afterthemeat has been removed andthewishbone has had a chance tobecomedry, twopeopleeachtakeoneendofthebone, make a wish, andpull. Whoeverends up withthelargerpartofthebonegetstheirwish!
  • 13. TheTurkeyPardon
    Eachyear at Thanksgiving, thePresidentoftheUnitedStatesreceives a giftof a liveturkey. At a White Houseceremony, thepresidenttraditionally "pardons" theNationalThanksgivingTurkey, allowingittolive out therestoftheirliveson a farm.
  • 14. HelpingOthers
    Manygenerousfolks use Thanksgiving as anopportunitytohelpthelessfortunate. Somepeoplevolunteertoservefood at homelesssheltersonThanksgiving Day andothersdonatetosheltersorparticipate in cannedfooddrives.
  • 15. ThanksgivingandTelevision
    Televisionalsoplays a part in Thanksgivingcelebrations. PeoplebegantoassociateThanksgivingwiththebeginningofthe Christmas shoppingseason. In ordertoattractcustomers, departmentstoreslikeMacy'ssponsoredelaborateparadesliketheMacy'sThanksgiving Day Parade .Manyfamilieswatchiton TV. Theparadeincludesmarchingbands, floats, songsand performances from Broadway musicals, andgianthelium-filledballoons! People may alsoenjoytelevised football games.
  • 16. AftertheMeal
    Afterthefeastfamiliesoften do additionalactivities. Someliketotakewalksaftereatingsuch a largemeal. Somepeopletakenaps. Otherssitdowntogetherto play boardorcardgamestogether.
  • 17. “Black Friday”
    Black FridayreferstothedayjustafterThanksgiving. Manypeoplebegintheir Christmas shoppingonthisday. Thisisoneofthebusiestdays in shoppingmalls, andsomestores open veryearly in themorningwithattractive sales anddiscounts. Itiscalled “Black Friday” becauseitis a terrible andchaoticday.
  • 18. Thanksgivingalsomarksthebeginningof Christmas!
  • 19. How isThanksgivingcelebrated in Puerto Rico?
    Even though Puerto Ricanswerenotinvolved in the original festivities, wehave made itpartofour culture, givingit a twist. Muchoftheholidayisspentthesameway as in theUnitedStates. Mostbusinesses are closed; thefamilygetstogether; thereis a lotfood; andpeoplegoshopping. So what'sthedifference? Theansweriswhat'sfordinnerandtheimportanceofthebeginningof Christmas.
  • 20. Traditional Puerto RicanThanksgivingmeal
    A Puerto Rican-flavored Thanksgiving meal features, from bottom clockwise: rice with pigeon beans (arroz con gandules), fried plantains (tostones), turkey and for dessert, pumpkin flan.
  • 21. Let’sseeifyoupayedattention!
  • 22. WhatisthetraditionalThanksgivingfood?
    Turkey
    WhowerethefirstpeopletocelebrateThanksgiving?
    ThePelgrims
    Weredidthey come from?
    TheycamefromEngland
    Whatwasthenameoftheship in wichtheytraveled?
    Mayflower
    WhatdayisThanksgivingcelebated?
    ThefourthThursdayofNovember
  • 23. TrueorFalse
    “Black Friday” referstothedayjustafterThanksgiving in wichpeoplegoshopping.
    True
    PeoplelikewatchingTheSimpsonsonThanksgiving Day.
    False. Peoplelikewatchingparadesand football games.
    Thanksgivingalsomarksthebeginningofsummer.
    False. ThanksgivingmarksthebeginningofChritmas.
    In Puerto Rico weeatchikeninsteadofturkey.
    False. Wealsoeatturkey in Puerto Rico.
    Manypeople use Thanksgiving as anopportunitytohelpothers.
    True