The History Of Thanksgiving Day

The History Of Thanksgiving Day

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The history of thanksgiving day



the first american thanksgiving is attributed to the autumnal feast held by the pilgrims and massasoit in 1621. the mayflower passengers, having survived a rather challenging winter in the new world and having managed to harvest their surviving crops, hosted a feast which was an english tradition that signaled the end of harvest time.
the massasoits religion demanded that they help those who came with empty hands. the recently landed newcomers had been in such need during their first year in the territory. additionally, the massasoit were members of the widespread confederacy of algonkian-speaking people known as the league of delaware. they were also the most important and influential sachem of the wamapanoag. it was because of the massasoits generosity and in hopes to negotiate a land deal that they were invited to the harvest celebration with the separatists. the most noteworthy and historically familiar member of the...

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