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    • THE HARVEST
      • Most fruits and vegetables grow through the summer.
      • In autumn they are collected. This is called the harvest.
    • HARVEST FESTIVALS
      • After the harvest, many people want to thank God for all the food.
      • There are church services called Harvest Festivals or Thanksgiving Services.
      • These services started hundred of years ago.
    • THE PILGRIM FATHERS
      • In September 1620, a group of English people ,called the Pilgrim Fathers ,sailed from Plymouth (in the South West of England) to Cape Cod in North America.
    • THE MAYFLOWER
      • They sailed for 66 dangerous days in a ship called The Mayflower.
      • They finally arrived in New England (which they called Cape Cod).
    • Indians and Pilgrims
      • There were Indians living in New England.
      • Sometimes the Pilgrims fought with them .
      • Other times they learnt a lot from the Indians: how to grow and cook new kinds of fruit and vegetables,etc.
      • In 1621 they celebrated their first harvest.
    • THANKSGIVING IN THE USA
      • The date of Thanksgiving in the USA has changed three times.
      • Now it is the fourth Thursday in November.
      • Most American families have a Thanksgiving dinner : Turkey, vegetables and pumpkin pie.
    • AMERICAN FOOTBALL AND PARADES
      • In the USA , there are a lot of big football matches on Thanksgiving day.
      • Parades are also very typical.
    • THANKSGIVING IN CANADA
      • Canada also celebrates Thanksgiving , but it´s on a different day (the second Monday in October).
      • The traditional dinner is turkey and pumpkin pie, like in the USA.
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