A table full of turkey, corn, stuffing and cranberries can only mean one thing: Thanksgiving! Aside from the tasty morsels, Thanksgiving is also a yearly celebration of gratitude that originated with the Pilgrims and Native Americans.
Who made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863?
President Andrew Johnson
President Abraham Lincoln
President James Buchanan
Why did President Franklin Roosevelt move Thanksgiving up one week earlier in 1939?
to appease businesses
to accommodate soldiers
to fit within his New Deal
What protein source do scholars believe was featured at the very first Thanksgiving celebration?
What holiday did some Native Americans begin observing instead of Thanksgiving in 1970?
Day of Remembrance
Day of Mourning
The ancient Greeks held a three-day festival every autumn to honor what goddess?
In Greek mythology, what did the cornucopia represent?
a severed goat's horn
a basket full of the autumn harvest
a satchel belonging to Hera
Which state was the first to make Thanksgiving a yearly occasion before it became a national holiday?
What food do more than 90 percent of Americans eat on Thanksgiving?
What store is the sponsor of the holiday's most popular parade?
About how much turkey does a single American consume each year?