Dia de gracias

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In the fall of 1621, already established and the first crop to harvest, the survivors decided to share its fruits with the Indians who helped them when they had no resources. The governor of thecolony proclaimed "a day of giving thanks to God for us in a special manner rejoice over after collecting the fruits of our labor."
That peaceful coexistence with the natives would last a few years,since the massive influx of European settlers and the occupation growing indigenous territories will lead to continued fighting. The result of these confrontations was the almost total extermination ofthe Wampanoag Indians. After the so-called King Philip's War in 1675, only 400 survive.
Although the tradition dates back to 1621 and has been celebrated in one form or another since then, thecelebration as an official holiday is more recent. In 1789, the first U.S. president, George Washington proclaimed the date as a national day of Thanksgiving. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln said that thecelebration will be held as a national holiday in the United States. However, it was not until 1941 that Congress established the date as a Federal holiday.
With Thanksgiving Day Independence Day Thanksgivingis considered by many as the favorite holiday of the United States, mostly because it brings together all around the table for dinner, is itself a tribute to origin of the holiday.

For many,Thanksgiving Day is one of the favorite American holiday dates.
A typical dinner of Thanksgiving is basically stuffed turkey, cranberry sauce, vegetables and pumpkin pie, the latter is a significantsymbol of the era, as occurs in autumn and activities such as fairs and competitions.
That day every member of the family brings a dish to share and give thanks to God for the health and welfare of all,"said Pulido.
The main dish for Thanksgiving Day is the turkey stuffing, but also accompanies the feast with a Latin touch tamales and donuts (the latter made with fried flour tortillas, dipped in...
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