Intellectual honesty is paramount in investing.
“In the fall of 1621, 90 Wampanoag Indians and 52 English colonists gathered for a three-day harvest feast.” The First Thanksgiving by Elizabeth Armstrong.
In a less romantic version, the hardships were real and the Governor called for a special harvest celebration. (millsgen)
A sadistic account in which incorrect facts make it propaganda imo: “The first Thanksgiving Day did occur in the year 1637…Massachusetts Colony Governor, John Winthrop, proclaimed such a “Thanksgiving” to celebrate the safe return of a band of heavily armed hunters…returned from their journey to what is now Mystic, Connecticut where they massacred 700 Pequot Indians. Seven hundred Indians – men, women and children – all murdered.” Huffington Post
The free market economic explanation: The Great Thanksgiving Hoax at Mises.