Trabajo realizado por:
Alba del Rocío Romero Gómez
María Molero García
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated
primarily in the United States and Canada,other
places around the world observe similar celebrations.
Thanksgiving has its historical roots in
religious and cultural traditions.
From ancient times, Native People of
North America have held ceremonies to
give thanks for successful harvests, for
the hope of a good growing season in the
early spring, and for other good fortune
such as the birth of a child.
Giving thanks was the primary reason for
Thanksgiving occurring on the second
Monday in October, is an annual
Canadian holiday to give thanks at the
close of the harvest season. the holiday is
celebrated in churches, the holiday is
mostly celebrated in a secular manner.
It's celebrated on the fourth Thursday in
November by federal legislation in 1941, has
been an annual tradition in the United States.
Historically, has traditionally been a
celebration of the blessings, including the
Television also plays a part in Thanksgiving
celebrations. Many families watch the New
York City Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The parade includes marching bands, floats,
songs and performances from Broadway
One of the best things about
Thanksgiving is spending time with
family. Many people live far from
family members and travel long
distances by car, train, or plane to be
with their loved ones. Thanksgiving
is the busiest travel day of the year!
Many families include the entire family in the
food preparation. Traditional foods include
turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes,
cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry
sauce. Many people serve pie for dessert at the
end of the meal. Popular pie flavors are
pumpkin, pecan, sweet potato, and apple.
●After the meal:
After the feast families often do
additional activities. Some like to take
walks after eating such a large meal.
Some people take naps. Others sit
down together to play board or card