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  1. 1. Thanksgiving <ul><li>By Carolina Cabrero González </li></ul><ul><li>I.E.S. La Marina </li></ul>
  2. 2. The First Settlers: The Pilgrims <ul><li>Pilgrims left England in search of religious freedom </li></ul><ul><li>They went to Holland but didn´t like it and left for the New World (America)‏ </li></ul>
  3. 3. The New World <ul><li>On September 6th, 1620 the Pilgrims left Europe to go to America on a boat called the Mayflower </li></ul>
  4. 4. Plymouth, Massachusetts <ul><li>They first arrived to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621 </li></ul><ul><li>This is the year of the first Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><li>Monument </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plymouth Rock </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Thanksgiving Meal <ul><li>Here are some of the typical Thanksgiving foods </li></ul><ul><li>Typical to New England region </li></ul><ul><li>Same foods as eaten at 1´st Thanksgiving </li></ul>
  6. 6. Giving Thanks <ul><li>Before the meal we give thanks for the good things we have in our lives </li></ul><ul><li>ie: health, family, friends, food, homes, jobs,etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Mention loved ones who have passed away </li></ul><ul><li>Dig in! </li></ul>
  7. 7. An American Tradition
  8. 8. So… Have a Happy Thanksgiving Day!