Facts in Five

Thanksgiving Edition

  • The “original” Thanksgiving in Plymouth would not have happened the last week in November- the dead of Winter in Massachusetts 
  • Lincoln declared a national day of thanks in 1863- the last Thursday in November
  • Congress did not declare Thanksgiving a national holiday until 1941
  • 88% of Americans will consume  turkey on Thursday
  • Macy’s sponsors the Thanksgiving parade to kick off the Christmas shopping season
Can we not talk about exploitation and just enjoy the feast?

Can we not talk about exploitation and just enjoy the feast?

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