My Perspective On Thanksgiving

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My perspective on Thanksgiving had completely changed after reading this article. I truly believed that Thanksgiving was a happy time, a time of thanks and a celebration of the first harvest. People today celebrate Thanksgiving as a time to get together with loved ones, have a big dinner, to give thanks and go shopping.
The first Thanksgiving was never actually documented. Plants play a major role in Thanksgiving now but not back then. At the time there was only an abundance of two vegetables, corn and pumpkin. Venison, wild fowl, nasaump-dried corn pounded and boiled into a thick porridge, and pompion-cooked, mashed pumpkin were the types of food eaten at Thanksgiving (Slapin, 2003). Other fresh fruits would have been out of season and the

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