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23 11, 2018

Facts About Native Americans

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Thanksgiving also includes the Native American Indians. Here are some facts about Native Americans How did they live? Native Americans lived off the land, using plants and animals for food, clothing, and shelter. These people had a unique bond with nature, immersing themselves daily in the sights, smells, and sounds of the earth. Treat the

19 11, 2018

The First Thanksgiving Feast

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The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday honoring the early settlers and their harvest feast known as the first Thanksgiving. The Pilgrims decided to have a three-day celebration feast to give thanks for a good harvest. The Pilgrims invited the Indians to join them. The Native

17 11, 2018

Facts about the Pilgrims

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Some Interesting Facts about the Pilgrims  A pilgrim is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place. Typically, this is a physical journey to a place of significance to their religious beliefs.   The Pilgrims came to America to avoid the religious rules imposed by England. The Pilgrims were Calvinist Protestants. They

15 11, 2018

Interesting Facts About the Turkey

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What do you know about the turkey? Pre-reading activities What do you know about the turkey? Do you like to eat turkey? When do you think people eat turkey? While-reading activities 1. Can you imagine a turkey instead of an eagle on a dollar bill, at the top of a flag pole, and on the

21 11, 2017

Harvest Festivals and Thanksgiving Celebrations

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Throughout history mankind has celebrated the bountiful harvest with thanksgiving ceremonies. Before the establishment of formal religions many ancient farmers believed that their crops contained spirits which caused the crops to grow and die. Many believed that these spirits would be released when the crops were harvested and they had to be destroyed or they