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2016-11-14 14:19:29
2016-11-14 14:19:29

Thanksgiving today is so commercialized it has no relationship whatsoever to the "first" thanksgiving (which was not repeated in later years).

It was not until December 26, 1941 when President Franklin Roosevelt signed into law a bill fixing the date of Thanksgiving, for the first time making the date of Thanksgiving a matter of federal law and fixing the day as the fourth Thursday of November.


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The biggest difference between the firs Thanksgiving and the Thanksgiving today is the reason it was celebrated. The biggest similarity is that it is a peace offering over food.

The first Thanksgiving is the subject of many myths and untruths. Today, historians believe the first Thanksgiving many people speak of was actually a combination of two different events that took place in 1621 and 123.

It is now different in that we worry about Christmas as soon as Thanksgiving hits. We also make it more commercialized.

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated by a large feast and a Turkey and corn, exactly how we celebrate it today, but they did their feast with the indians.

We have turkey seasoning and fancy ovens and they did not. Also, turkeys today are raised on farms. The turkeys served at the first Thanksgiving were wild.

A whole bunch of stuff. But stuffing and pie, if you want some examples.

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Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. It was a moment of thankfulness started by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans. To commemorate the first feast Americans still celebrate Thanksgiving today.

The first actual thanksgiving was called the "First Thanksgiving". :-]

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast which is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies

Today (25th Nov) :) Happy Thanksgiving!

No, the first Thanksgiving was in 1621.

Amercians and Indians were the first to have Thanksgiving. But some sources say the first thanksgiving was held in Canada.

No. They didn't have pies, or gravy, or half the stuff we have today. Turkey. Contrary to popular belief, they didn't have turkey.

The Wamponoags did and who had the first Thanksgiving were the Pilgrims.

yes the first thanksgiving was in 1621

What did the First Thanksgiving have that we dont have

The first Thanksgiving was not held at Plymouth. The First Thanksgiving was held in the Virginia Colony in 1619, Jamestown.

Some of the differences between the first Thanksgiving and the present-day Thanksgiving would be that the Pilgrims would have hunted wild turkey. The bird would need to be prepared to cook. They would have also harvested any food that had been grown, and that food would also be prepared. The first Thanksgiving was held outdoors.

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621. The first Thanksgiving as a national holiday was 1863.

The first Thanksgiving in the New World that was recorded is when the pilgrims gathered together with the Indians to give thanks for a successful harvest. In that respect, yes, it was the first Thanksgiving.

The Wampanoag tribe was at the first Thanksgiving.

Yes there was popcorn at the first thanksgiving

What was the first main course at thanksgiving?

November was the first Thanksgiving held.

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