Thanksgiving is an exciting time of year with families gathering around the table and rejoicing around their yearly blessings. However, do you know what the first thanksgiving was truly like? This primary source analysis covers the perspectives of Separatist Edward Winslow, as well as Governor William Bradford on their accounts of the very first thanksgiving. Let your students dive into this analysis that features the only two primary sources covered of the event!
This primary source analysis includes comprehension questions and critical thinking questions related directly to the document.
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