Original homes of the Pilgrims in England before coming to America. John Carver was a passenger of the Mayflower in 1620. Carver is said to have written the Mayflower Compact, & was its 1st signer as well as 1st governor of the new colony. Another famous Pilgrim is William Bradford. He also signed the #Mayflower compact & served as governor. Most came from the eastern shires of England, where Separatist sentiment was the greatest. My ancestors: Francis Cooke, his son John Cooke, & Edward…
Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, English Bill of Rights--Why They Matter
Use this concise power point to give students a foundation for our own Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Utilizing summary points for the 3 documents (original text is NOT included), show how students can make the connection in Civics, US History, and American Government classes.
In 1620, the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Massachusetts. They sought religious freedom instead of commercial profit. They has signed the Mayflower compact before coming ashore. They made an agreement in which they set out guidelines for governing their North American colony. The Indians taught the Pilgrims how to grow corn and helped them survive in the new land.