Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims
Choose an answer from the three choices
offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1. Where did the first Thanksgiving celebration in
America take place?
- Berkeley Plantation, Virginia
- Plymouth, Massachusetts
- Provincetown, Massachusetts
2. How long did it take for the Mayflower to sail
from England to Cape Cod?
3. What year was the first New England Thanksgiving
4. What Indian tribe befriended the New England
Pilgrims and helped them hunt, fish, and plant crops?
5. What president first declared the last Thursday
in November as a day of thanksgiving?
- George Washington
- Abraham Lincoln
- Franklin Roosevelt
6. What writer worked for years to promote the idea
of a national Thanksgiving Day?
- Louisa May Alcott
- Margaret Fuller
- Sarah Josepha Hale