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Thanksgiving in USA

It all started in the year 1621, when the Pilgrims arranged a grand feast for the native Indians because they helped the Puritans to cultivate crops challenging the harsh winter.

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is usually a family affair, complete with sumptuous dinners and happy reunions; however, it is also traditionally a time for serious religious contemplation, church services and prayer. Thanksgiving is held on the fourth Thursday in November and many Americans use this long weekend to visit their families and friends. The tradition of Thanksgiving is still in progress as the Americans want to express their gratitude to the Pilgrims for their sacrifices for the freedom. Even today a Thanksgiving dinner include the menu that was served that time like roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, potatoes, pumpkin pies etc. Prior to the meal families and friends unite together to pray and convey their thanks for their blessings and being together.