What month did Abraham Lincoln proclaim Thanksgiving would take place in?

  • November correct

    Thanksgiving has been an official American tradition for 153 years. But did you know it wasn't a national holiday until Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it one in 1863? Prior to his announcement that it'd be held each November, individual states and colonies celebrated the holiday dating back to 1621. Source: History.com

  • December
  • January
  • October
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    Boba Fett's costume design was based on early concepts of Darth Vader.
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    President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud for the Whitewater Development Corporation

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      London, England
    • Henry Kissinger

      Bavaria, Germany
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