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

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Thanksgiving

  1. 1. Thanksgiving Day 2013 November 28th
  2. 2. Thanksgiving (Hi)story November 1620
  3. 3. Thanksgiving MAYFLOWER COMPACT (foundation of the Constitution of the USA) The LANDING of the PILGRIMS (1877, by Henry A. Bacon)
  4. 4. Thanksgiving Wampanoag Indians
  5. 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. 6. Thanksgiving Sarah J. Hale 1788-1879 Poet, editor, author; campaigner for the creation of the holiday Thanksgiving
  7. 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. 8. Modern Thanksgiving Freedom from Want (1943, Norman Rockwell) Family feast to eat roast turkey, pumpkin pie and GIVE THANKS
  9. 9. What are YOU thankful for? I’m thankful for… …
  10. 10. Thank you! Alexandra Duarte
  11. 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!

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