Thanksgiving: The Day Of Thanksgiving In The New World

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Thanksgiving, the day were we gather our family and friends in one room on one dining table and feast on turkey, mashed potato 's, and many other delicious food and we give thanks of what we have but when did this holiday of turkeys arise and how? The word Thanksgiving originated between 1525 and 1535. The First Thanksgiving was celebrated by Pilgrims and the Native Americans after their first harvest in the New World in October 1621. This celebration feast lasted three days, and—as accounted by Edward Winslow who attended it—it was attended by 90 Native Americans and 53 Pilgrims. The New England colonists were accustomed to regularly celebrating "thanksgivings"—days of prayer thanking God for things such as a military victory or the end of

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