Thanksgiving has a long tradition as a holiday in the United States but not without some controversy. Here’s a look at some interesting facts, including the claimants to the first celebration and the President who sparked public outrage by trying to move the holiday’s date!
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Today marks the 225th anniversary of the national Thanksgiving holiday proclaimed by George Washington, as a way to give thanks for the Constitution, and honor religious and civil liberty.
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The presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey has become an annual event, but the peace between the fowl and the White House is a relatively thing. And in fact, a few presidents actually ate their guests!
Do you think the Founding Fathers observed Thanksgiving by eating turkey, dressing and green bean casserole? In reality, there were a few things on the menu we wouldn’t see today, including an extinct bird and some slimy fish.