Which president proclaimed the first thanksgiving?

Answer Thanksgiving dates back to the time of the pilgrims but was not made an official holiday until the 20th century. President George Washington proclaimed that Nov. 26 was a day of Thanksgiving in 178... Read More »

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What president proclaimed the first Thanksgiving in 1863?

While Thanksgiving was celebrated in the United States before this time, it was in 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln set aside a day each year in which the people would take time to give thanks f... Read More »

My Home owners Association has not met since 1998. We have also not paid dues. Can the self Proclaimed President dictate changes?

Legally, the association is based upon common ownership of real estate assets. Your state law dictates how these assets must be 'maintained, preserved and protected'. In a non-functioning associati... Read More »

Which president issued the first national Thanksgiving proclamation?

Though not a legal federal holiday until 1941, George Washington made a proclamation of Thanksgiving and created the first Thanksgiving Day on October 3, 1789. He reminded Americans to thank God fo... Read More »

When was O Canada proclaimed the national anthem?

O Canada was officially proclaimed as Canada's national anthem on July 1, 1980. Originally written by Judge Adolphe-Basile Routhier and Calixa Lavallée in 1880, the song was rewritten several time... Read More »