Middle School Resource
Signed by President George Washington on October 3, 1789, this was the first national Thanksgiving Day proclamation under the Constitution. William Jackson authored the original draft. Click here to access an interactive version of the document.
Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.11-12.8, RI.11-12.9, RH.9-10.3
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