Middle School Resource: Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
Middle School Resource
Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
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.
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.11.2.d.1, SS.SSP.4.1.7, SS.SSP.4.2.1, and more!
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