Presentation on theme: "The History of Thanksgiving"— Presentation transcript:
1 The History of Thanksgiving Nearly 400 years ago, people from England went to live in North America. They were called Pilgrims. They wanted to start a new life in a new country, but it was difficult for them. They didn´t know how to grow food there or build homes. A lot of them became ill.Mayflower,Autumn 1620
2 One day in spring, the Pilgrims met two Native Americans One day in spring, the Pilgrims met two Native Americans. They taught the Pilgrims how to grow food and built better homes. The harvest was good, so they had food for winter. They also had warm homes. They wanted to say thank you to their Native American friends. They invited three of them and their families to a special meal. It was the first Thanksgiving dinner. They ate turkey, fish, green beans and soup.