Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. It originated as a harvest festival.


Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs on Thursday, November 22. ... Thanksgiving's Ancient Origins.


The origins of Thanksgiving. By Manuela Tobias on Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 11:16 a.m.. A woman presents a Thanksgiving turkey.


Nov 21, 2011 ... The real story of the first Thanksgiving is neither as simple nor as consoling ... was the real origin of Thanksgiving— so proclaimed in 1637 by ...


Nov 20, 2017 ... Nowadays, Thanksgiving is a holiday centered around food and family — but the day's origins are far darker.


Nov 21, 2017 ... Not to rain on our Thanksgiving Day parade, but the story of the first Thanksgiving , as most Americans have been taught it, is not exactly ...


The American Thanksgiving also has its origin in the faith practices of Puritan New England, where strict Calvinist doctrine sanctioned only the Sabbath, fast ...


Description of how the U.S. Thanksgiving Day came to be. Answer provided by Wallbuilders.


Americans generally believe that their Thanksgiving is modeled on a 1621 harvest feast ... Days of thanksgiving in Canada also originated in the colonial period, ...