The history of Thanksgiving

Tradition says the Pilgrims the first Thanksgiving in 1621. The pilgrims religious dissidents who oppression in England. First, they to the Netherlands, then left to establish a colony in North America. They at what later became known as Plymouth, Massachussets. Their trip across the Atlantic Ocean and their first months difficult. About one hundred pilgrims just as autumn was turning to winter, about half of them during the cold months that followed.
As the story goes, when spring the pilgrims crops with the help of an American Indian named Squanto. By the end of summer, there a good harvest of corn and barley. There enough food to last through the winter.
The pilgrims a celebration of thanks for their harvest. An Indian tribe of Indians who lived nearby, the Wampanoag took part and the feast three days.