Chapter 6 - Coggle Diagram
First Thanksgiving was in 1621.
Pilgrims invited Native Americans.
To celebrate their first successful harvest
Duck and deer meat, corn and squash.
Became a national holiday in 1863.
Sarah Hale wrote letters to five presidents.
Today most Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with their families.
Turkey, yams, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce.
Many families watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day.
A parade in New York on TV
The 4th of July
People hang the American flag
It's a national holiday
Picnics and barbecues
There are events all over the country