answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Thanksgiving was first celebrated by pilgrims in America as a feast to give thanks to God for a good harvest. Now we celebrate it to give thanks to our loved ones for all they do for us, as well as for all the good things we have in life.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-12-02 17:09:09
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2017-11-22 23:13:02

It was a normal event each year to fast for a week and then have a dinner to celebrate the harvest. The Pilgrims called it Homeharvest. In 1621 they had their first good harvest and had their dinner. Our view of this event comes from 1700’s artists renditions of what happened. It was Lincoln who declared Thanksgiving a holiday in 1863.

User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

Do Cuba celebrate Thanksgiving?

No Cuba does not celebrate Thanksgiving.


How does Egypt celebrate Thanksgiving?

Egypt does not celebrate Thanksgiving.


Does irish celebrate Thanksgiving?

Ireland do not celebrate Thanksgiving.


Do Colombians celebrate Thanksgiving?

Everyone can celebrate thanksgiving.


Does Russia celebrate Thanksgiving?

No Russia Does Not Celebrate ThanksGiving.


How does Granada celebrate Thanksgiving?

Granada does not celebrate Thanksgiving.


Why do Japan celebrate Thanksgiving?

Japan does not celebrate thanksgiving.


How does Australia celebrate Thanksgiving?

Australia does not celebrate Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is not relevant to Austalian history.


How do you people in Spain celebrate Thanksgiving?

They don't celebrate Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is an American holiday.


Do people in France celebrate Thanksgiving?

no they don't celebrate Thanksgiving .


How does Scotland celebrate Thanksgiving?

Scotland does not celebrate Thanksgiving at all.


How do people celebrate Thanksgiving in Mexico?

they don't celebrate Thanksgiving.


How do Mexicans celebrate Thanksgiving?

Mexicans do not celebrate thanksgiving. But if your American Mexican, then yes, you can celebrate it.


Do people in turkey celebrate Thanksgiving?

They DO celebrate Thanksgiving in Turkey. They celebrate the same way we do.


Do the Bahamas celebrate Thanksgiving?

yes we do celebrate thanksgiving we celebrate it by roasting pig and eating with our family.


Is it true that Christians cant celebrate Thanksgiving?

No, Christians celebrate Thanksgiving.


Do they celebrate Thanksgiving in Hawaii?

no. but sometimes they do celebrate thanksgiving in hawaii it depends


When did they celebrate Thanksgiving Day?

They celebrate Thanksgiving on Monday, October the 20th.


How do the Brazilian people celebrate Thanksgiving?

Brazilians don't celebrate thanksgiving


Do people in Ireland celebrate Thanksgiving?

Americans and Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving.


How do samoans celebrate thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is a US holiday. Samoans and other nations do not celebrate the US thanksgiving.


How does china celebrate Thanksgiving?

They don't celebrate Thanksgiving because they have their own traditions.


When do Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving?

Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October.


Do people in England celebrate Thanksgiving?

No, people in England do not celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving.


How do Hawaiians celebrate Thanksgiving?

They celebrate Thanksgiving just like everyone else.