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  • Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving Day” In September 1620‚ a small ship called the Mayflower left Plymouth‚ England‚ carrying on board 102 passengers. Of those were assortments of religious secessionists venturing to a new home to freely practice their faith and others lured in by the false promises of prosperity and land ownership of the New World. After an uncomfortable crossing from England‚ the ship dropped anchor near the edge of Cape Cod‚ far north from the initial destination at the mouth of the Hudson River

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  • the meaning of thanksgiving

    pilgrims‚ Fall colors. The things that make Thanksgiving. Right? Being a teenager‚ it’s often hard to truly appreciate Thanksgiving for what it is. I have a lot of good memories of Thanksgivings past‚ full of family‚ friends‚ and food. So it’s no surprise that Thanksgiving means a lot to me. But like many other Americans‚ I forget about the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Despite not being as money-oriented as modern-day Christmas‚ Thanksgiving is in danger of becoming a holiday centered more

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  • The History of Thanksgiving

    THANKSGIVING The purpose of Thanksgiving in Canada is different from the Americans. But even though the reasons for giving thanks are different‚ many of the customs are the same. Canadian Thanksgiving was originally started to give thanks to God for a bountiful harvest. This was when there were lots of farmers that grew crops. Now we give thanks for everything we appreciate. Some farming families still give thanks for a good crop. Harvest celebrations have been around a long time. Ever

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  • Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving Day The holiday of Thanksgiving is a tradition started by the Pilgrims and Indians. Together they shared the fruits of the newly settled America. Thanksgiving Day is a communal celebration marked as a sense of gratitude people feel for all the good things in life. This is done by offering prayers‚ gifting your near and dear ones. Its origin can be traced back to the 16th century when the first thanksgiving dinner is said to have taken place. Besides‚ the fourth Thursday in the month

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  • The Importance of Thanksgiving

    The importance of Thanksgiving Holidays in my opinion are times for families who are spread across the United States and those around the world to come together and share laughs‚ memories‚ and stories. One of the most important and my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving in my family is a time for love‚ giving thanks‚ and simple joy of being with family. It is a time to give thanks for all the things you’ve been blessed with from family right down to the shoes on your feet.

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  • Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving Day It was Thursday morning and all I saw was my mom in the kitchen getting the turkey ready; while‚ my dad was getting the ladder from outside so my sisters can start bring the Christmas decorations down from the attic. It’s a big and fun day for all of us especially for me because I get to spend quality time with my family just like any other year. Every year in Thanksgiving Day I wake up at 6am to help my mom get everything together for our lunch. We turn on the oven to 375

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  • Thanksgiving Day

    About Thanksgiving Day "O that men would praise the LORD for his goodness‚ and for his wonderful works to the children of men!" -Psalm 107:8‚15‚21 and 31 Thanksgiving Day is celebrated with lot of joy and enthusiasm not only in US but other countries as well. It symbolises the feeling of gratitude‚ people feel towards God for bestowing constant grace and love. More commonly it is celebrated to thank God for the bounty of autumn harvest. The official thanksgiving day is celebrated on the fourth

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  • Meaningful Thanksgiving

    Meaningful Thanksgivings I remember being a little girl‚ sitting at the kitchen counter‚ watching my mother. She would be making preparations to cook us our wonderful meal. Eager to learn‚ I would ask‚ “Mom‚ what can I help with?” Then I’d jump down‚ off my chair and listen to her instructions with excitement. She put forth a lot of hours preparing and finishing everything before family and friends arrived. The kitchen would be filled with joking‚ laughter and storytelling. We would listen and

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  • Thanksgiving: Then And Now

    Thanksgiving: Then and Now Americans love Thanksgiving. Let’s face it. They love eating‚ and they love football. But‚ where did this holiday come from? Actually‚ the tradition of Thanksgiving dates back to the time before our country’s birth. Modern day Thanksgiving represents a time where Americans gather together with their friends and family. It is a time of year where people are thankful for being blessed with these friends and family. The first Thanksgiving was also a gathering where its participants

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  • Thanksgiving Day

    The history of Thanksgiving day. The last Thursday in November‚ as you know‚ is a holiday in America. People call this holiday Thanksgiving Day. It is perhaps the most important day in the American year. People go to church‚ and families come together for the day. They decorate their houses with the fruits and flowers of autumn and prepare traditional American food: roast turkey‚ potatoes and pumpkin. It’s rather like Christmas‚ but what are people celebrating? What are they giving thanks for?

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