Thanksgiving Trivia

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Pilgrims and Puritans brought the concept of Thanksgiving over to the pre-United States in the 1600's and a similar holiday is celebrated in many countries at different times.  On what date is Thanksgiving officially celebrated in the United States every year?
Fourth Thursday in November
Last Thursday in November
November 22nd
The day before Black Friday

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The idea of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, dates back to 1951.  How did Black Friday get its name?
Workers call in sick to get a 4 day weekend
Amazon had free shipping for all orders on Black Friday
Huge Holiday Sales at Retails Stores
Everyone watched TV on Friday and TVs were black and white

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What President first proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday?
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
Barack Obama
Chester A. Arthur

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In what year was the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
1924
1863
1989
1620

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Dating back to at least 1947,  Presidents are gifted Turkeys and it has become tradition for the President to pardon a turkey.  Who was the first President to pardon a turkey?
Ronald Reagan
Abraham Lincoln
Jimmy Carter
John Kennedy

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Is it the female turkeys or the male turkeys that gobble?
Male
Female

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Which two football teams took part in the first ever NFL Thanksgiving Day game in 1934?
Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions and New York Giants
Army & Navy
Green Bay Packers & Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Which U.S. state raises the most turkeys?
Minnesota
Vermont
New York
Canada

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