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Thanksgiving Celebration USA - every year on the fourth Thursday of November. Its (hi)story and evolution throughout time

Thanksgiving Celebration USA - every year on the fourth Thursday of November. Its (hi)story and evolution throughout time

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  • 1. Thanksgiving Day 2013 November 28th
  • 2. Thanksgiving (Hi)story November 1620
  • 3. Thanksgiving MAYFLOWER COMPACT (foundation of the Constitution of the USA) The LANDING of the PILGRIMS (1877, by Henry A. Bacon)
  • 4. Thanksgiving Wampanoag Indians
  • 5. 1621 - THE FIRST THANKSGIVING 3-day celebration: pumpkin, venison, fish, nuts, beans, berries, corn, grapes… 1914, Jennie A. Brownscombe Early 20th century, J.L.G. Ferris Thanksgiving
  • 6. Thanksgiving Sarah J. Hale 1788-1879 Poet, editor, author; campaigner for the creation of the holiday Thanksgiving
  • 7. www.whitehouse.gov Thanksgiving 1863 Proclamation of a national Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated on the LAST THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1941 THANKSGIVING will be on the 4th THURSDAY NOVEMBER
  • 8. Modern Thanksgiving Freedom from Want (1943, Norman Rockwell) Family feast to eat roast turkey, pumpkin pie and GIVE THANKS
  • 9. What are YOU thankful for? I’m thankful for… …
  • 10. Thank you! Alexandra Duarte
  • 11. Sources http://www.pilgrimhall.org/hispaint.htm http://www.plimoth.org/ http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/History/history.php http://www.bigorrin.org/wampanoag_kids.htm http://www.buffalopost.net/?tag=wampanoag http://suite101.com/article/the-first-thanksgiving-day-a34145 http://www.nativetech.org/wigwam/phototour.html http://www.whitehouse.gov/ Happy Thanksgiving!