POLITICS Jefferson refused to acknowledge the holiday during his entire time in office. Why? Plus, did FDR create “Franksgiving”? (American Profile) Use our resources to learn more about this American holiday. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas How did President Thomas Jefferson “cancel” Thanksgiving? He didn’t—there was nothing to cancel. Thanksgiving didn’t become an official … Continue reading Did Thomas Jefferson Hate Thanksgiving?