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Can you answer these questions related to the history of Thanksgiving in the US?

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The first Thanksgiving feast took place in which modern day state?
Name one of the two pilgrims who wrote a first hand account of the first Thanksgiving.
The pilgrims had arrived on the new continent from England on what ship?
The first Thanksgiving most likely occurred in which month?
Members of which Native American tribe attended the first Thanksgiving?
Who was the Native American known as a liaison between Native Americans and the pilgrims?
What was the name of the colony that held the first Thanksgiving?
Which President declared Thanksgiving a federal holiday?
After Roosevelt tried changing the date of Thanksgiving during the depression, his opponents nicknamed it what?
The founder of which department store is credited with convincing Roosevelt to change the date of Thanksgiving?
What Arlo Guthrie song is played by many rock stations on Thanksgiving?
Which president was the first to grant presidential pardon on record to a Thanksgiving turkey (then sending it to a petting zoo or farm)?
Which city holds the oldest Thanksgiving day parade in the country?
Which NFL team was the first to play and host on Thanksgiving?
Which popular Christmas song by James Lord Pierpont was originally a Thanksgiving song?

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