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Church Of England the English broke away from the Catholic CHurch and formed their own sect (religious group)
Puritans 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
Neatherlands Pilgrims tried to emigrate first to the _______ but they felt they were losing their English culture, they were not satisfied with the jobs that were available
Joint Stock Company group of investors, Pilgrims asked merchants to buy stock so they could start a new colony in North America
Plymouth wanted to land in Jamestown but because of bad weather they landed to far north in Cape Cod which is in present day Massachusetts
William Bradford pastor and governor of Plymouth
Mayflower Compact first document that sets up self-government, a corner stone of the American government
Samoset first Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims, he was able to speak some English, learned how to do so from the fishermen that visited the area
Squanto taught the Pilgrims how to plant corn, where to catch fish and how to fertilize fields with fish remains
Wampanoag a group of Native American tribes that were ruled by Chief Massasoit
peace agreement was negotiated with Chief Massasoit and the Pilgrims and lasted all of Massasoit's life
Mayflower Compact corner stone of American government
Joint Stock Company a group of investors in the Pilgrims journey
Netherlands the Pilgrims first tried to emigrate here
Separatists wanted to cut all ties with the Church of England
Squanto taught the Pilgrims how to fertilize the fields with fish remains
Created by: 18ShoupK