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

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