Here's a little bit about the history of Thanksgiving from ole Plymouth colony and Professor Gary Galles(not as the federal holiday): mises.org/daily/1678
A Weltanschauung of Joie de vivre. "Ah, you miserable creatures! You who think that you are so great! You who judge humanity to be so small! You who wish to reform everything! Why don't you reform yourselves? That task would be sufficient enough." - Frédéric Bastiat Always looking for le mot juste.