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Thanksgiving: Fact or Fiction?

What do you know about the origins of Thanksgiving? This quiz will test your knowledge!


 

Quiz ID:#8601
Fun:*** (2.53)
Difficulty:** (1.37)
Category:History > United States
Created By:stylintat2Aus*****!

 

 

 



#1   The first Thanksgiving was held on the fourth Thursday in November 1621.




#2   The first Thanksgiving was an all day celebration.




#3   In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt set the date for Thanksgiving to the fourth Thursday of November (approved by Congress in 1941).




#4   New York was the first state to officially adopt the Thanksgiving holiday in 1817.




#5   In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast.




#6   The first Thanksgiving feast included turkey and mashed potatoes.




#7   The Plymouth colonists learned to make pumpkin pie from the Wampanoag Indians.




#8   The Thanksgiving holiday is based on the New England puritan Thanksgiving, which is a religious holiday.




#9   We have celebrated Thanksgiving every year since 1621.




#10   The pilgrims only dressed in black and white, with buckles on their hats, shoes, and clothing.




 

 


   



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