Thanksgiving Day is the 4th Thursday in November and is a federal holiday. On this day we remember how the Indians helped the Pilgrims by teaching them how to farm and hunt for food. On this day, we give thanks for food, our country, and our families.
Pilgrims were immigrants to the United States who celebrated the first Thanksgiving in the year 1621.
Native Americans are indigenous people in the United States. Native Americans celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims. Native Americans are also called American Indians.
Americans eat traditional food for Thanksgiving dinner. The main dish is often turkey. Sometimes Thanksgiving Day is informally called "Turkey Day."