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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving_dinner

The centerpiece of contemporary Thanksgiving in the United States and Canada is a large ... By 1857, turkey had become part of the traditional dinner in New England. A Thanksgiving Day dinner served to the Civilian Conservation Corps in ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-do-we-eat-turkey-on-thanksgiving

How did the turkey become the Thanksgiving bird? ... In some parts of the country , you'll find mashed potatoes and gravy and in other places, sweet potato pie.

mentalfloss.com/article/20218/why-we-eat-what-we-eat-thanksgiving

How did these dishes become the national "what you eat on Thanksgiving" options, ... There were definitely wild turkeys in the Plymouth area, as colonist William ...

time.com/4120730/thanksgiving-turkey-history

Nov 25, 2015 ... As Americans sit down to supper this Thanksgiving, the centerpiece of ... Should the birds become frightened, as turkeys are very want to do, ... or even a heavily shaded portion of the road as indications that the sun was going down. .... the Viral Photo of Pope Francis and Donald TrumpDid Pope Francis ...

www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2014/11/25/40517/why-turkey-on-thanksgiving-a-food-historian-explai

Nov 25, 2014 ... When did Thanksgiving turkey start here? Did it involve the pilgrims? ... It doesn't become a core part of the Thanksgiving dinner until the late ...

www.thelaboroflove.com/articles/why-is-turkey-served-on-thanksgiving

Many believe the pilgrims had turkey on that first Thanksgiving day, although we now know ... So, how did the turkey become the main part of our holiday meal?

www.thespruce.com/thanksgiving-turkey-history-1807676

Nov 7, 2016 ... Wild turkeys nearly became extinct and Roosevelt tried to change the date of Thanksgiving. Learn more about Thanksgiving and turkey history. ... It was imported to Europe in the early part of the 16th century by the Spaniards via Turkey ... Their seeds, aside from barley, did not produce any usable crops.

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/recycled/2009/11/wherefore_turkey.html

Nov 25, 2009 ... Turkey is a mainstay of the Thanksgiving dinner. But it's not necessarily the best- tasting beast around, nor the cheapest. So how did turkey ...

www.npr.org/sections/krulwich/2010/11/22/131516586/who-brought-the-turkey-the-truth-about-the-first-thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2011 ... I did this last year. ... So how did turkey get to be the Thanksgiving bird? ... and well did it become its lordly station, sending forth the rich odor of ...

www.theblaze.com/news/2013/11/28/5-thanksgiving-traditions-americans-love-a-brief-history-of-turkey-wishbones-football-and-more

Nov 28, 2013 ... Turkey is a fixture at most Americans' Thanksgiving tables, but where, exactly, did this tradition originate? ... reported that, “Cranberries officially became a part of the national Thanksgiving tradition in 1864, when Gen. Ulysses ...