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Thanksgiving Day in the United States

  • Author:Doreen
  • Release on :2014-11-27

Thanksgiving holiday in the United States is the fourth Thursday in November.
It precedes Black Friday.
Thanksgiving Day is a United States federal holiday.
What people?
Thanksgiving is the traditional day for special dietary gatherings of family and friends. Meal usually includes turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie and vegetables. 
When you are roasting chicken,you can use TP101 MINI Digital Food Thermometer to to test turkey temperature . Thanksgiving is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have.

Thanksgiving Day parade was held in a number of cities and towns or around Thanksgiving. Some parade or celebration also marks the opening of the Christmas shopping season. Some people have a four-day weekend, so it is a popular time to travel and visit relatives and friends.

Public Life
Most government agencies, businesses, schools and other organizations in the Thanksgiving Day holiday will be. Many offices and businesses give employees a four-day weekend, so it will be closed after these institutions and enterprises Thanksgiving Friday. Public transport systems do not usually operate on their regular schedule.

Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period is one of the United States. This may cause clogging and congestion. Seasonal parades and football games busy may cause disruption of local traffic.

Background
Thanksgiving is a holiday in the United States each year, because 1863 is not everyone thinks Thanksgiving is cause for celebration. Every year since 1970, a group of Native Americans and their supporters held a national day of mourning for protest activity Plymouth Rock in Plymouth Thanksgiving. American Indian Heritage Day was also observed this time of year.

Yet another early event was Virginia colony in 1619, held the first Thanksgiving was in 1598 in the city of claims held in El Paso, Texas. Many people search for modern Thanksgiving harvest celebration in Plymouth Pilgrims held, but the origin of Massachusetts, 1621, their first real Thanksgiving was in 1623, when they gave up, ending the drought thanks to rain. A special church service in the form of these early Thanksgiving, not a feast for.

After the second half of the 17th century, the harvest thanksgiving become more common, became an annual event. However, it is celebrated on different days in different communities, and in some places there is more than one year for Thanksgiving. George Washington, the first US president, declared the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1789.