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Church of England broke away from the catholic church and formed their own religious group
Puritans they wanted to purify the church (correct the wrongs)
Separatists 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
Netherlands they tried to immigrate to the Netherlands but felt they were losing their English culture and were also not satisfied with the jobs available
Joint stock company a group of investors. Pilgrims asked merchants to buy stock so they could start a new colony in North America
Plymouth wanted land by Jamestown but because of bad weather they landed to far north in Cape Cod
William Bradford pastor and the governor of Plymouth
Samoset First Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims he was able to speak some English. Learned how to speak from fisherman who visited the area.
Squanto taught the pilgrims how to to plant corn, how to catch fish, and how to fertilize the soil with the fish remains.
Wampanoag A group of Native American tribes that were ruled by Chief Massasoit. Chief Massasoit and the Pilgrims negotiated a peace agreement that lasted of all the chiefs life
Mayflower compact set up a self government. A cornerstone of American government. 41 men signed it
Created by: 18lasers