Thursday, November 22, 2007

Top 10 Myths About Thanksgiving

Rick Shenkman, the editor of the History News Network, has an article discussing myths about the Thanksgiving celebration.

MYTH # 1: The Pilgrims Held the First Thanksgiving

MYTH # 2: Thanksgiving Was About Family

MYTH # 3: Thanksgiving Was About Religion

MYTH # 4: The Pilgrims Ate Turkey

MYTH # 5: The Pilgrims Landed on Plymouth Rock

MYTH # 6: Pilgrims Lived in Log Cabins

MYTH # 7: Pilgrims Dressed in Black

MYTH # 8: Pilgrims, Puritans -- Same Thing

MYTH # 9: Puritans Hated Sex

MYTH # 10: Puritans Hated Fun

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