A brief history of Thanksgiving

Despite being one of the most beloved holidays in America, Thanksgiving has quite controversial past. The story most commonly told about the origins of the holiday describe and idyllic gathering between Native Americans and British settlers in the beginnings of the country’s foundation. Thanksgiving at Plymouth In September 1620, a small ship called the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying 102 passengers—an assortment of religious separatists seeking a new home where they could freely practice their faith and other individuals lured by the promise of prosperity and land ownership in the New World. After a treacherous and uncomfortable crossing that lasted 66 days, they dropped anchor n

Mexican Revolucion

The Revolution began with a call to arms on 20th November 1910 to overthrow the current ruler and dictator Porfirio Díaz Mori. Díaz was an ambitious president, keen to develop Mexico into an industrial and modernized country. While he worked on implementing a capitalist society building factories, dams, and roads the rural workers and peasants suffered greatly. Díaz reigned using a campaign of bullying, intimidating citizens into supporting him. While civil liberties such as the freedom of press suffered under his rule, the greatest injustice came in the form of new land laws. Franciso I. Madero In an attempt to strengthen ties with the United States and other influential foreign interests,

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