The meanings we attach to the first Thanksgiving are full of contradiction. Maybe you learned it was a giant feast to celebrate a successful harvest. Or perhaps you see it as a cover-up for the violence European colonists carried out against Indigenous peoples.
Even if your relationship to the holiday doesn’t go much further than taking time to gather with loved ones, we still owe it to history to explore: what’s the real story of Thanksgiving?
Take this quiz to see how much you know.
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