Tag Archives: American Thanksgiving
Please celebrate safely. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html
The Great Depression is rarely looked upon as something to be thankful for, but America’s Meleagris gallopavo population should have been. Wild turkeys were in danger of being hunted to extinction when the Depression came along, but poorer people couldn’t afford the tax put on rifles and ammunition. And all those farms the humans abandoned […]
For some nostalgic pictures from the Digital Public Library of America, visit: http://dp.la/search?&q=thanksgiving&type%5B%5D=image&utf8=%E2%9C%93.
Here are some November celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. All Saints’ Day (November 1st, Traditional Christian Communities worldwide) Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) (November 1st & 2nd, Mexico) Ashura (November 3rd, Muslim Communities worldwide) Guy Fawkes Day (November 5th, UK & Commonwealth) Remembrance Day (November 11th, Europe, UK […]
The first American Thanksgiving took place in the autumn of 1621, but it was not permanently established as a National holiday until 1941. For some interesting Thanksgiving facts, check out: http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/videos#bet-you-didnt-know-thanksgiving.