Monday, November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving, Olé: Colonial Spain and the First Thanksgiving


Could there be anything more "all-American" than our Thanksgiving Day?  Pilgrims and Indians joining hands in a feast that heralded a new nation.  Turns out that, as is so often the case with history, we need to think again.  Without the roundabout intervention of Colonial Spain, there might never have been a Thanksgiving Day, at all.
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