Thanksgiving

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  • Thanksgiving day was not a day to thank food, but to thank God for food and everything else he had provided.
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Thanksgiving

  1. 1. THANKSGIVING DAY
  2. 2. WHEN Thanksgiving is a harvest festival celebrated in the United States and Canada. In the US, Thanksgiving Day falls on the fourth Thursday of November. In Canada, it is celebrated on the second Monday in October
  3. 3. WHY ● Thanksgiving Day in the US started as a way of giving thanks to food collected at the end of the harvest season.
  4. 4. THE HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING In 1620 a group of Pilgrims travelled from England to the New Wolrd aboard the Mayflower. The Pilgrims arrrived at Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620.
  5. 5. THE HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING The winter was horrible but the Wampanoag Indians helped the Pilgrims survive that first year.
  6. 6. THE HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING Next year, they decided to share their own food with them to express gratitute.
  7. 7. THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATIONS Today, Thanksgiving Day isusually afamily reunion dinner celebration. TheChristians also attend church servicesand pray,thanking God for all the
  8. 8. THE DINNER Traditional Thanksgiving dinner usually includes turkey with cranberry sauce, vegetables, mashed potatoes, corn, pumpkins and so on. And a sweet potato apple pie for dessert.
  9. 9. THE DINNER Turkey Cranberry sauce Corn Pumpkin Mashed potatoes Sweet potatoe apple pie
  10. 10. MORE THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS Parades form part of the Thanksgiving Day traditions. New York City´s Thanksgiving Day Parade is the largest and most famous parade in the USA. Each year the president of US pardones one or two Thanksgiving turkeys.

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