Yesterday I posted on the significance of the 1620 Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock leading to Thanksgiving and Religious Liberty. Today you will find the story of how that Pilgrim’s Thanksgiving became a national holiday for the United States of America – thanks to PragerU.
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Posted by PragerU
Published on Nov 19, 2018
The very first Thanksgiving happened almost 400 years ago—long before the nation was born. How did it evolve into America’s quintessential national holiday? Credit largely goes to two people—one, a name you know; the other, you’ve probably never heard—but should. Melanie Kirkpatrick, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, gives us the run-down on how a harvest party between Pilgrims and Indians became our oldest national tradition.
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