Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (59)
What year did the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade begin?
What state is the largest producer of sweet potatoes?
Name of the Emily Post book about good table manners?
First game of College Football was between these 2 universities
Rutgers and Princeton
President who made Thanksgiving a holiday?
Company with a Turkey Talk-Line
Spice in Eggnog, Mulled Cider, and Mulled Wine
Most prominent protein at the first Thanksgiving
Which state is the largest producer of cranberries?
When does Canada celebrate Thanksgiving?
2nd Monday of October
A container that is shaped like a horn and is full of fruits and flowers
First department store to hold a Thanksgiving Parade
Gimbels in Philadelphia, 1920
What tribe was at the first Thanksgiving? And who was their chief?
Wampanoag, Chief Massasoit
Who was the captain of the Mayflower?
What does Cornucopia mean?
Horn of Plenty
What was the original name for the pilgrims?
Separatists (or Brownists)
Where did the pilgrims initially flee to?
Leyden, Holland. But it was too easy going and comopolitan for their liking. So they regrouped in London before heading to the New World.
Which President moved Thanksgiving up one week to help stimulate the Christmas shopping economy?
FDR, but the move was not received well, and Congress declared that it always be the 4th Thursday.
What is the name of the book that Governor (2nd) William Bradford wrote telling of the troubles and experiences of the pilgrims?
Of Plimouth Plantation
Captain John Smith founded what colony in Virginia?
What is a male Turkey called?
How many pilgrim women survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving in 1621.
4 or 5
When was the first Thanksgiving? And how many days did it last?
1621, 3 days
What is the busiest travel day of the year?
The day after Thanksgiving
First balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
Felix the Cat
Longest Macy's balloon
Superman, over 100 feet long
How many pilgrims on the Mayflower?
102 (50 men, 19 women, and younger ones)
How long was the voyage from England to the New World?
Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday. But, before he did, when was Thanksgiving celebrated?
Whenever the Governor of a State said so.
What 2 NFL teams play every Thanksgiving?
Detroit and Dallas
Baby Turkeys are called what?
What is the flap of skin on top of a Turkey's beak called?
What is a Turkey's throat called?
Top NFL teams on Thanksgiving
Detroit, Dallas, Green Bay, Chicago, and Arizona
State that grows the most pumpkin?
Which country has the largest turkey population?
Which country eats the most turkey, per capita?
What 1900's dance is named after Turkeys?
Who ate turkey on the moon?
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
Highest selling brand of turkey?
Where did the Pilgrims actually land?
On Cape Cod, near Provincetown
Name of the other ship, that was left behind.
Speedwell. It started leaking almost right of way and they went back and crammed into the Mayflower.
Where did the name Plymouth come from?
It was the name of the English Port from which they embarked.
Who was the Native American who first befriended the pilgrims? What tribe?
Samoset, from the Pawtuxet tribe. He helped them befriend the Wampanoag.
Samoset brought back what fellow Pawtuxet to help the Pilgrims?
What year was the first Thanksgiving?
Who was the first Governor of the pilgrims?
Who was the military officer hire by the pilgrims?
How many attended Thanksgiving?
90 Wampanoag and 50 Pilgrims
What balloon has appeared in the most Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades?
How fast can a wild turkey run? Fly?
Adult turkeys have this many feathers?
According to the Old Wive's Tale, eating pumpkin can cure this?
How many years has Butterball been running its Turkey TalkLine?
What did Native Americans use cranberries for?
The berries were used as a dye and to heal wounds
Which utensile was not used at the first Thanksgiving meal: knife, fork, or spoon?
What percentage of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving?
How many feathers are on an average male turkey?
According to Guinness Book of Records, how much did the heaviest turkey weigh?
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
HSC 520 16,21,22
5300 quiz 2
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Thanksgiving Trivia 2018-19
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Presidential Policies and Doctrine
Early Civilization Chapter 1
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
Final Exam Hobbs
Pathology Q5 FINAL
Right Hemisphere Disorders
Lesson 4: Robert Frost's Poetry