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Groups of 4… Follow the Directions and write a 7 sentence compact to govern your colony!. Unlike the Jamestown colonists (also English) or the Spanish , the New England colonists came to the New World for religious freedom What does this mean?

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Groups of 4…

Follow the Directions and write a 7 sentence compact to govern your colony!

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Unlike the Jamestown colonists (also English) or the Spanish, the New England colonists came to the New World for religious freedom

  • What does this mean?
  • Pilgrim – a person who travels a long distance for religious reasons

*Pilgrims will settle Plymouth

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Europeans did not have the freedom of religion – they had to follow the established faith of the monarchy (King or Queen)

  • People who did not were often PERSECUTEDfor their beliefs. This often meant being IMPRISONEDor EXECUTED (killed).

OR

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In September 1620, more than 100men, women, and children set sail aboard a small ship called the MAYFLOWER.

  • After a long, difficult journey they landed on the shore of CAPE COD, in present day Massachusetts.
  • They called their new settlement PLYMOUTH.
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Mayflower voyage (1620)

Intended landing spot (Virginia)

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Plymouth

Jamestown

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ESTABLISH LAW

41 MALE PASSENGERS

UNITE IN A GOVT. & FOLLOW LAWS

PEOPLE GOVERNING THEMSELVES

AN EXAMPLE FOR OTHERS TO FOLLOW IN THE FUTURE

PRECEDENT

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The Mayflower Compact -

signed by 41 of the ship’s 100+ passengers

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GIVES PROPS TO GOD & KING JAMES

COMBINE TOGETHER INTO A GOVERNMENT

CREATE & ABIDE BY LAWS CREATED

DOCUMENTS TIME & PLACE OF COMPACT

pilgrims 1 st winter
PILGRIMS 1st WINTER
  • Difficult to survive
  • Lack of food
  • Inadequate shelter
  • Disease

The spring arrived & despite half of their population dying that winter, the Pilgrims began work CLEARING LAND and PLANTING CROPS

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Pemaquid Native Samoset introduces Pilgrims to Chief Massasoit of Wampanoag tribe

Squanto helps the Pilgrims learn to grow crops

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