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Current Event November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving and Native Americans

The traditional Thanksgiving story tells us that the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620 and were greeted by an English speaking Native American named Squanto. Squanto taught the Pilgrims to survive in the New World and prevented them from starving. But this legend fails to tell the whole story; for example, why did Squanto speak English? Listen to learn the real story of Squanto, which began 400 years ago in 1614.

Ancient Civilization US History I

Story Length: 3:58

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AIR DATE: 11/17/2014

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