WONDER #1569: Why Is Thanksgiving Always on a Thursday?

Question 1 of 3

Since 1941, Thanksgiving in the United States has been celebrated on which Thursday in November?

  1. last
  2. first
  3. third
  4. fourth

Question 2 of 3

In 1789, which President of the United States proclaimed November 26, 1789, as the first nationwide day of Thanksgiving?

  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Barack Obama

Question 3 of 3

In 1863, which President of the United States made Thanksgiving the final Thursday in November?

  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Barack Obama

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