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  • 1. The Pilgrims Come to America By: Taylan, Jake, and Jacob
  • 2. Pilgrims
      • A pilgrim is a person who makes a journey for religious reasons
    • England’s pilgrims
      • Didn’t like England’s religious laws
      • Wanted to worship in their own way
        • This was against England’s laws
      • They called themselves Separatists
      • Went to Netherlands because they had heard it had no religious restrictions
        • Some didn’t like it because they didn’t fit in and their children were growing up Dutch so they decided to move to the Americas
  • 3. Getting Ready
    • They had no money
      • London merchants paid for journeys and pilgrims paid back with fish, furs, and wood from America
    • The voyage
      • Mayflower
        • Plymouth
        • September 16, 1620
        • 101 people
          • More than half were pilgrims
          • The rest were hired help
        • 7 weeks
          • Storms
          • Crammed into small spaces below deck
  • 4. Arriving
        • The land they reached was named New England by John Smith
          • John Smith
            • Explored Atlantic coast north of the Hudson River
  • 5. Settling
    • The pilgrims landed in a harbor near Cape Cod
      • They were a little fearful because there were nothing to sustain and support them there
  • 6. The Mayflower Compact
    • The Mayflower agreement was a contract to agree on laws
    • All the men signed an agreement that said they would follow the laws
    • Women didn’t; but were still expected to follow the laws
  • 7. Colonizing
    • After four weeks they chose Massachusetts Bay
    • Chosen for it’s good streams
    • They named the colony Plymouth after the city they had sailed from
    • They cut down trees and built houses all winter
    • They were weak from hunger
    • By spring half of the colonists were dead
  • 8. Key People
  • 9. William Bradford
  • 10. Massasoit
  • 11. Squanto
  • 12. Key places
  • 13. New England
  • 14. Cape Cod
  • 15. Massachusetts Bay
  • 16. Plymouth
  • 17. Bibliography
    • Beyer, Barry K., Jean Craven, Mary A. McFarland, Walter C. Parker. United States and It’s Neighbors . 1990
  • 18. Questions
    • Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
    • How did the Indians help the Pilgrims?
    • Who was Squanto? What did he do for the Pilgrims?
    • What is Plymouth?
    • How did the Pilgrims get money to travel to America?