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Pilgrim Review

this was Englands national religion in the 1600's The Church of England
broke away from the Church of England to be free of religious persecution Pilgrims
this person started the Church of England King James
they wanted to purify the church Puritans
they wanted to leave the country and cut all ties with the Church Separatists
they planned to start their colony near what river The Hudson river
why didn't they land where they planned bad storms on the ocean made their ship several hundred miles to the north
where did they end up landing they ended up in Plymouth harbor, Massachusetts
where did the Pilgrims first try to go to leave the church The Netherlands
why did they leave the Netherlands They were afraid that they would lose their English culture and they were not happy with the jobs available
what was a joint stock company A group of investors that sell stock to people
what did the pilgrims ask the merchants to do They asked the merchants to buy their stock so they could start a new colony in North America
when did The Mayflower leave England In 1620
what colony did they want to land by they wanted to land by Jamestown because that was an established colony
they established a good colony with the help of what two Native Americans Squanto and Samoset
what could Squanto do and how did he help them Squanto could speak English and he helped them plant crops and fertilize their fields
who was William Bradford He was a pastor, and the governor of Plymouth
who was Miles Standish He became the Military leader for the colony
who was Samoset Samoset was the first Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims, he spoke English
how did Squanto and Samoset learn English From the fishermen that had visited the area
who were the Wampanoag A group of Native American tribes that were ruled by Chief Massasoit
What was the Mayflower Compact It was a document that was signed by all of the men on the Mayflower and it became the foundation of the colonies government and had equal laws
Mayflower Compact It was the first document that sets up a self-government. Cornerstone of American form of government
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