2 questions please answer!^_^ why is thank giving celebrated in the usa? and when did it begin in the usa? and why it is celebrated on the third Thursday on the month of November?
Asked By: Karina j - 11/25/2007
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Thanksgiving is generally considered to have begun in either 1621 ir 1622 ( I don't recall which) after the Pilgirim's had a day of Thanksgiving to thank God for a good harvest (the first one had been rather poor, and IIRC about half the colony died... More
Answered By: Larry R - 11/25/2007
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President Lincoln designated Thanksgiving after the end of the Civil War. He believed a day should be set aside to celebrate the unity of the nation as one country once again. But, it was also a religious ceremony at that time to celebrate the first harvest between the native Indians and the Pilgrims. Although... More
Answered By: carly - 11/25/2007
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