Celebrate Thanksgiving with “Constitution Hall Pass”

Editor’s Note: The Constitution Hall Pass video series is a national educational outreach initiative of the National Constitution Center. For more information about the program, click here.

Grab a seat at the table as we talk turkey! Everyone who loves to eat loves Thanksgiving, so join us as we take a look at what this holiday is all about. Learn the real story of the first Thanksgiving, and find out more about the American Indians who were living in what is now New England. We’ll learn about what kinds of foods our early Thanksgiving dinners did and didn’t have, and discover how the day was made a national holiday during the Civil War. And we’ll check out the background of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions—we’ll even talk a little football! So bring your appetite for knowledge and join us as we explore the History of Thanksgiving!

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