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Thanksgiving in America

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November 27, 2014, is Thanksgiving Day in the United States.

_1_ 1863 Thanksgiving has been an annual holiday in America.

The holiday _2_ a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A _3_ holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.

The Pilgrims were the _4_ European settlers in North America. They endured _5_ hardships over their first winter in the Americas and the harvest celebration gives thanks for the first crops they successfully grew. Without that food, or help from the Native Americans, the Pilgrims _6_ not have survived.

Like Christmas Day in most of Europe, Thanksgiving in America is a day to be _7_ with family and includes a big meal of Turkey and potatoes.

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