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The English broke away from the Catholic Church and formed their own sect. Church of England
They wanted to purify ( correct the wrongs) in the church. Puritans
Did not agree with some of the practices of the Church of England but they wanted to separate or cut all ties with the church. Separatists
Pilgrims tried to emigrate first to the Netherlands but felt they were losing their English culture, they were also not satisfied with the jobs that were available. Netherlands
A group of investors. Pilgrims asked merchants to buy stock so they could start a new colony in North America. Joint Stock Company
Wanted to land by Jamestown but because of bad weather they landed too far north near Cape Cod. Plymouth
Pastor, and Governor of Plymouth. William Bradford
First document that sets up a self-government. A cornerstone of the American form of government. Mayflower Compact
First Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims. He was able to speak some English. Learned how to speak English from fishermen who had visited that area. Samoset
Taught the Pilgrims how to plant corn, where to catch fish, and how to fertilize the fields with the fish remains. Squanto
A group of Native American tribes that were ruled by Chief Massasoit. Chief Massasoit and the Pilgrims Negotiated a peace agreement that last all of the Chief's life. Wampanoag
Created by: 18PowellL