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Q: When is Thanksgiving?
A: The __________ Thursday in November.
A) four C) fourth
B) foursome D) fourthly


The Thanksgiving Holiday began almost 400 years __________.
A) long C) since
B) before D) ago


In 1620, a boat __________ with more than one hundred people sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to settle in the New World.
A) filled C) pulled
B) bridged D) linked


The Pilgrims __________ in what is now the state of Massachusetts.
A) disturbed C) ordered
B) settled D) commanded


Their first winter in the New World __________ difficult.
A) did C) had
B) was D) were


Q: What did the Iroquois Indians __________ the Pilgrims to grow?
A: Corn.
A) teach C) learn
B) teaching D) learning


They __________ them other crops to grow in the unfamiliar soil and how to hunt and fish.
A) hided C) showed
B) obscured D) puzzled


In the autumn of 1621, bountiful crops of corn, barley, beans and pumpkins were __________.
A) harvesting C) harvester
B) harvest D) harvested


In following years, many of the original colonists __________ the autumn harvest with a feast of thanks.
A) ignored C) ceremony
B) celebrated D) celebration


After the United States became an independent country, Congress __________ one yearly day of thanksgiving for the whole nation to celebrate.
A) censured C) cautioned
B) warned D) recommended

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