Thanksgiving Timeline, 1541 - 2001
  November 22, 2001

Recent national events resulted in the tragic loss of life and the deployment of U.S. troops overseas. Citizens maintain daily routines but remain vigilant of potential risks in this country and abroad.

  • How do you think that these events will influence the celebration of a day set aside for family and thanksgiving?
  • What types of national values do you think will be on display?
  • How did wars and economic instability influence Thanksgiving Day celebrations in the past?
  • What does this year's Thanksgiving Day mean to you?
American Flag, Blowing in the Wind, U.S. Capitol in the Distance
A Photograph of a National Flag Flying Near the U.S. Capitol.
 
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