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Anthropology

an' thro pol' o jE, the science that deals with the origins, development, characteristics, and customs of humankind

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A History of Thanksgiving Day
A History of Thanksgiving Day
One of the first Thanksgiving observances in America was entirely religious and did not involve feasting. On December 4, 1619, 39 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Plantation, near present-day Charles City, Virginia. The group's charter required that the day of arrival be observed yearly as a day of thanksgiving to God.

CONTENTS

Physical Anthropology:Biography
Physical Anthropology: Biography

Human Evolution
Human Evolution

Cultural Anthropology: Biography
Cultural Anthropology: Biography

Cultural Traits
Cultural Traits, Customs, and Institutions

Folklore
Folklore

Costume
Costume
the style of dress peculiar to a nation, historical period, etc.

Holidays and Festivals
Holidays and Festivals

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