The New England Colonies. Chapter 3 section 2. Colonies Reasons they were settled. Help from the Native Americans. Their 1 st winter in America, almost half the Pilgrims died of malnutrition, disease and cold.
The New England Colonies Chapter 3 section 2
Help from the Native Americans • Their 1st winter in America, almost half the Pilgrims died of malnutrition, disease and cold. • Squanto & Samoset, Pawtuxet Indians showed the Pilgrims how to grow corn, beans & pumpkins and where to hunt and fish. • Massasoit, a Wampanoag leader signed a treaty with the Pilgrims and the 2 groups lived in harmony.
Chapter 3 Section 2 Vocabulary • Dissent- disagree with beliefs or practices. • Persecute- to treat harshly • Puritans- Protestants who wanted to reform the Anglican Church • Separatist- Protestants who wanted to leave and set up their own churches • Pilgrim- what separatists called themselves because their journey had a religious purpose • Toleration- the acceptance of differences • Mayflower Compact- a 1620 document that provided law and order to the Plymouth Colony.