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Thanksgiving Day


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Thanksgiving Dy

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Thanksgiving Day

  1. 1. Trabajo realizado por: Alba del Rocío Romero Gómez María Molero García
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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 ceremonies.
  4. 4. ● Canada: 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.
  5. 5. ●United States: 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 harvest.
  6. 6. ●TV: 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 musicals.
  7. 7. ●Travel: 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!
  8. 8. ●The Feast: 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.
  9. 9. ●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 games together.