THANKSGIVING DAY

Timeline created by miriam alonso
  • How do I start this celebration?

    How do I start this celebration?
    Thanksgiving is based on a harvest festival of 1621 shared by the English settlers (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the people of Wampanoag.
  • The government declared thanksgiving day is not a celebration

    The government declared thanksgiving day is not a celebration
    In 1798, the United States Congress left Thanksgiving declarations to the states; some objected to the participation of the national government in a religious observance.
  • How thanksgiving day became a national day?

    How thanksgiving day became a national day?
    The editor of the popular Godey's Lady's Book magazine, Sarah Josepha Hale, campaigned for a national Thanksgiving to promote unity, it was until October 3, 1863, that Lincoln proclaimed a national thanksgiving day to be would celebrate on Thursday, November 26.
  • How the thanksgiving parades started?

    How the thanksgiving parades started?
    In 1920, the Gimbel department store in Philadelphia organized a parade of about 50 people with Santa Claus at the rear of the procession.
  • Macy's Parade

    Macy's Parade
    Since 1924, the annual Macy's parade in New York City has continued the tradition, with huge balloons since 1927.
  • Why did it change the date of Thanksgiving?

    Why did it change the date of Thanksgiving?
    Roosevelt issued a proclamation in 1942 designating the fourth Thursday in November (which is not always the last Thursday) as Thanksgiving.
  • Thanksgiving Today in Day

    Thanksgiving Today in Day
    Until today, Thanksgiving is still celebrated on November 26, although in Canada the date varies, also it is part of its celebration, since after that comes Black Friday and from there Christmas officially begins in United States.