Thanksgiving is a tradition that dates back to before the formation of the United States of America but most people know less about its origins than they think. Did you know that, contrary to popular belief, the first Thanksgiving on our shores was celebrated with Indians but not with Pilgrims and took place in what is now West Texas not in Plymouth Mass? Or that, not only was President Abraham Lincoln responsible for freeing the slaves, he also revived a tradition of thanksgiving that had been dormant for 45 years. And I’ll bet you think Columbus discovered America? So after you’ve stuffed your face with turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce, you can use the facts & facts in our infographic to really talk turkey with the family.
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