Happy Thanksgiving: A Brief Look at Thanksgiving Over the Years

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A Brief History

On November 26, 2020, we wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

Digging Deeper

Below is a video of various images of Thanksgiving over the years.

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Historical Evidence

For more information, please see…

Baker, James W. and Peter J. Gomes.  Thanksgiving: The Biography of an American Holiday (Revisiting New England).  University of New Hampshire Press, 2009.

Kirkpatrick, Melanie.  Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience.  Encounter Books, 2016.

The featured image in this article, an illustration by ExpressDesign, is licensed under the Pixabay License.

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About Author

Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.