The Wampanoag People after the Pilgrims Arrived

Fact: There are Wampanoag interpreters at the Plimoth Plantation site in Plymouth, Massachusetts. They maintain a native homesite on what was once tribal lands. These interpreters host visitors in traditional gathering places and instruct on the ways in which the pre-settler Wampanoag people might have gathered and grown food, gathered for meals and other socializing, used…
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The Pilgrims didn’t use forks…and other facts about Thanksgiving

FACT: The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621. Maybe. Mayflower FACT: Abraham Lincoln was the first to officially declare Thanksgiving a national holiday after many years of campaigning by the author of Mary had a Little Lamb, Sarah Josepha Hale. FACT: Ben Franklin wanted the Turkey to be the United States national bird…
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Four Score equals 80…Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."   --Abraham Lincoln, 1863 How is it that three short paragraphs—probably less than five minutes of speaking, unless Abraham Lincoln really liked to take his time—have…
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