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Year: 2014

Origin of Thanksgiving Day

Origin of Thanksgiving Day

THANKSGIVING DAY – OLDEST NATIONAL HOLIDAY Thanksgiving Day is America’s oldest, national holiday that commemorates a feast from an abundant harvest reaped by the Pilgrims (discontented English Protestants called Separatists) of Plymouth Colony in 1621 after a winter of great suffering from starvation and disease. When the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth in December 1620, they cleared some land and settled, but it was too late in the year to plant so that first winter they starved, with half the colony perishing….

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North American Lion

North American Lion

NORTH AMERICAN LION There are two views of thought on the actual age of the earth – one is the old-earth calculated to be several billion years and the other is a young-earth with an age of 6,000 years. The old-earth is a secular view and the young-earth is a biblical reference from the Book of Genesis. The following account is the secular earth-age version of when the North American lion and megafauna roamed the continent of North America. It is…

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Prehistoric Human Arrival to North America

Prehistoric Human Arrival to North America

PREHISTORIC CHILD UNEARTHED FROM ANCIENT ALASKAN FIRE PIT A new archaeological site in Alaska unearthed the oldest human remains discovered by scientists in North America. The site was an ancient fire pit within an ancient dwelling in Upward Sun River near the Tanana River in central Alaska. The skeletal remains appeared to belong to a 3-year-old child cremated some 11,500 years ago. Radiocarbon dating of the wood at the burial site coincided with that date, which was about the same time that…

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