Thanksgiving is a national (_1_) in the United States which celebrates the bountiful crop (_2_) by the Pilgrims in 1621 after a winter of (_3_). It's a day of (_4_) and giving thanks. This (_5_) of celebrating Thanksgiving has continued (_6_) the years. (_7_) November 26th, 1789, President George Washington proclaimed the First National Thanksgiving Day. In 1863 President Lincoln (_8_) the custom. Since then each president has issued a Thanksgiving Day proclamation, usually (_9_) the fourth Thursday of November (_10_) the holiday.

Choose the correct words to go into the blanks.

a. as b. custom c. designating d. feasting e. harvested f. holiday g. on h. revived i. starvation j. through

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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