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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 .... "Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say the National Symbol Should Be the Turkey?". Slate. Archived from the original on ...

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

Nov 25, 2013 ... How did these dishes become the national "what you eat on ... There were definitely wild turkeys in the Plymouth area, as colonist William ...

www.businessinsider.com/why-do-we-eat-turkey-on-thanksgiving-2016-11

Nov 16, 2016 ... Turkey was not a part of the original Thanksgiving meal, though today 90% of us ... Thanksgiving really became popular after the Civil War, though New ... How did the tradition start up, and what makes turkey so special during ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/why-do-we-eat-turkey-at-thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2016 ... Turkey, potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie – those are likely some of the ... So, how did these foods become our Thanksgiving meal? ... Potatoes also weren't eaten at that meal, because they weren't grown in the area at the time.

time.com/4120730/thanksgiving-turkey-history

Nov 25, 2015 ... As Americans sit down to supper this Thanksgiving, the centerpiece of their ... 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 ...

www.thedodo.com/why-we-eat-turkey-thanksgiving-842136477.html

Nov 25, 2014 ... So how did turkey -the national symbol for Thanksgiving -become the bird that .... It's a part of her, just like her new life with us is a part of her," ...

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.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/first-thanksgiving-meal

Find out more about the history of First Thanksgiving Meal, including videos, ... Wild—but not domestic—turkey was indeed plentiful in the region and a ... Did You Know? ... Lobster, bass, clams and oysters might also have been part of the feast. ... to North America nor become popular enough with the English to hitch a ride.