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Thanksgiving
Index1. Why we celebrate?2. History of Thanksgiving: The Pilgrims3. The first Thanksgiving Day4. Thanksgiving Today
Why we celebrateThanksgiving is celebratedin the United States andCanada.Originally, Thanksgivingwas celebrated to givetha...
History of Thanksgiving in the United States:                      Pilgrimsmigrate to the United States are called Pilgrim...
History of Thanksgiving in the United States   However,   when the         So they asked the Native America   Pilgrims fir...
History of Thanksgiving in the United States   Because they knew how   to use the land to their   advantage, the Native   ...
History of Thanksgiving in the United States                            To give thanks                             to the ...
Thanksgiving Today   Today,Thanksgiving    is still celebratedwith a feast.
Thanksgiving Today              It is always          celebrated on the         fourth Thursday of              November. ...
Thanksgiving Today    On Thanksgiving Day, Americans gettogether with their families and close friends      to have a big ...
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A brief presentation about one of the most important festivities in the USA: Thanksgiving Day.

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  1. 1. Thanksgiving
  2. 2. Index1. Why we celebrate?2. History of Thanksgiving: The Pilgrims3. The first Thanksgiving Day4. Thanksgiving Today
  3. 3. Why we celebrateThanksgiving is celebratedin the United States andCanada.Originally, Thanksgivingwas celebrated to givethanks to a plentifulharvest.Today, it is a day to givethanks to our family andfriends and all of theblessings in our lives.
  4. 4. History of Thanksgiving in the United States: Pilgrimsmigrate to the United States are called Pilgrims. …and settled on the east coast of the United States, l In 1620, They came from England on a ship called the Mayflower…
  5. 5. History of Thanksgiving in the United States However, when the So they asked the Native America Pilgrims first arrived to their new land, they didn´t have any food or shelter!
  6. 6. History of Thanksgiving in the United States Because they knew how to use the land to their advantage, the Native Americans taught the Pilgrims how to farm. One year later, the Pilgrims had plenty of food and the knowledge of how to survive in their new land.
  7. 7. History of Thanksgiving in the United States To give thanks to the Native Americans for helping them survive, the Pilgrims invited the Native Americans to share their The First Thanksgiving harvest during a big feast.
  8. 8. Thanksgiving Today Today,Thanksgiving is still celebratedwith a feast.
  9. 9. Thanksgiving Today It is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Thursday and Friday of that week are holidays. A long weekend is needed to recover!
  10. 10. Thanksgiving Today On Thanksgiving Day, Americans gettogether with their families and close friends to have a big dinner. People like Thanksgiving because it is not a religious holiday, and all Americans celebrate it.
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