Find out the meaning Canada and the United States give to Thanksgiving
next one November 24 The celebrity celebrates it Thanksgiving day or also known as Thanksgivingwhich for many years has emerged as one of the festivities The most important as well as the one that marks the beginning december holidays, at least between United States and Canada, Countries where one should be thankful for all the blessings one has received during the year.
The Thanksgiving is a celebration of Christian origin And, as we have explained, it is celebrated mainly in the northern countries, where they are usually thanked for crop, a tradition that has been preserved from then to the present day. But, Do you really know what you mean?; We tell you in detail.
What does Thanksgiving mean?
according to Information Foot, This celebration has been held since the Protestant era and the arrival of the first settlers From England a United State. considered a religious holiday, Focuses on thanking God for all the blessings he has received during the year, and gathering family and friends to share a feast / banquetwhere is he The main course is turkeyalso. It is said that it will be Plymouth (now Massachusetts) Where it will start and where it will be searched To thank the settlers for teaching them the techniques of growing corn and hunting and fishing.
At the same time CanadaThis goes back to the beginning XVII century in New France By celebrating the end of the harvest season with full intention Sharing their food with the indigenous people of the area. This tradition will also become popular with the arrival Europeansin your case: Irish, Scottish and German immigrants.
Today it is known that this is celebrated on North America and Canada, which managed to spread to some countries Latin america How Puerto Ricowhere there is a strong influence from North America.
When is it celebrated?
United State: The fourth Thursday in November was declared a holiday by Abraham Lincoln
Canada: second Monday of October
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