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Plymouth pilgrim (11)

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Plymouth pilgrim (11)

  1. 1. The Pilgrims in America
  2. 2. Pilgrims <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Someone on a religious journey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Puritan Separatists </li></ul><ul><li>Persecuted for religious beliefs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pilgrims <ul><li>Fled England in search of Religious Freedom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unhappy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Children were adopting Dutch culture </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. America <ul><li>1617 - Asked Virginia Company for land </li></ul><ul><li>Sept. 1620 - Left England </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mayflower </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>102 Men, Women and Children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not all were Pilgrims </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. To America <ul><li>Rough travel </li></ul><ul><li>Landed north of Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Winter was close </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decided to stay </li></ul></ul>
  6. 10. Plymouth <ul><li>Founded colony called Plymouth </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote the Mayflower Compact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constitutional Democracy </li></ul></ul>
  7. 13. Problems <ul><li>Disease </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Half the settlers died the first winter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low on Food </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Situation Improved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help from N.A. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 14. Help <ul><li>Massasoit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treaty of Friendship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Squanto - Taught them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plant corn </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 18. Success <ul><li>Worked Hard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Puritan work ethic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plentiful Harvest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thanksgiving </li></ul></ul>
  10. 19. Thanksgiving <ul><li>Celebration </li></ul><ul><li>Massasoit invited </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought 90 warriors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought food also </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lobster, Deer, Turkey, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>

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