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How did the US Thanksgiving holiday become associated with the Plymouth harvest festival of 1621?

It was a gradual process spanning many decades. A connection existed in at least some New Englander's minds as early at the 1840s, but you are correct that the idea was not well-entrenched nationally ...
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Have any nations returned to their ancient homelands?

The state of Israel was founded in the late 1940s. There were already many Jews living in in Palestine where their ancestors had lived for centuries. But most of the population emigrated there from ...
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