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Thanksgiving Date History and Franklin D Roosevelt
It began with a three-day feast in 1621, but evolved through the next two centuries. Discover the history of Thanksgiving and find out how FDR tried to change it.
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/a/thanksgiving.htm
Thanksgiving - American History From About
Learn all about the American myths and realities of the celebration of Thanksgiving.
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/holidays/a/thanksgiving.htm
Fast Facts About Thanksgiving - History and Traditions
Many societies have a day set aside to give thanksgiving for the many blessings they enjoy. In the United States, Thanksgiving has become a time for families ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/holidays/a/thanksgiving_ff.htm
Thanksgiving History - Turkey History - Recipes for Home Cooking
Wild turkeys nearly became extinct and Roosevelt tried to change the date of Thanksgiving. Learn more about Thanksgiving and turkey history.
http://homecooking.about.com/od/foodhistory/a/tgivinghistory.htm
Celebrate Thanksgiving Day - History and Origin of Thanksgiving Day
The history and origin of Thanksgiving Day for homeschooling families. Learn about Thanksgiving Day and take a quiz.
http://homeschooling.about.com/cs/unitssubjhol/a/thanksday.htm
Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation
Prior to that, Thanksgiving was a regional holiday, celebrated mostly in the northeast and on different days in different states. ... 19th Century History Categories.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/abrahamlincoln/a/Lincoln-Thanksgiving-proclam.htm
Fact and Fiction about the Origins of Thanksgiving
The result is the rendering of an historical event that is more fiction than truth. Thanksgiving was made an official national holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863,  ...
http://nativeamericanhistory.about.com/od/nativeconceptsandperspectives/a/Fact-And-Fiction-About-The-Origins-Of-Thanksgiving.htm
Thanksgiving Traditions fro English Learners
Nov 10, 2000 ... Thanksgiving English learning resources including reading comprehension ... Part 2: History of Thanksgiving - Reading Comprehension Quiz ...
http://esl.about.com/library/weekly/aa110800a.htm
Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day Football - History and Tradition of ...
As traditions go, watching football on Thanksgiving Day is a favorite, and it was Detroit that started it all. Back in 1934, the Lions, originally a club from ...
http://detroit.about.com/od/sportsrecreation/a/Lions_Thanks.htm
Thanksgiving Celebration - Native Americans - Race Relations
Is it possible to have a Thanksgiving celebration that does not romanticize ... History of Race Relations; Thanksgiving: A Day of Celebration or Mourning for ...
http://racerelations.about.com/od/historyofracerelations/a/ShouldYouCelebrateThanksgiving.htm
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