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Which American president refused to proclaim Thanksgiving Day?

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The modern Thanksgiving Day holiday is a matter of law, celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November. In the nation's early days, Thanksgiving was more of an ad hoc observance, dependent on an annual presidential proclamation. Which of the following presidents refused to do so?

George Washington

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

James Madison

Abraham Lincoln

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