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The pilgrims colony By Alexandra Sanchez B1 The pilgrims journey • John smith left James town in 1614 he started the pilgrims journey • They left England in 1620 on a ship called the mayflower • They wanted to build their society and to worship as they pleased in North America. • Years earlier, King Henry VIII had banned catholic in England and replaced it with the new church in England. Mayflower compact • The mayflower was headed for Virginia. • The mayflower landed on cape cod. • The setters aimed at the place with no government. • The mayflower signed a compact. • this document became know as the mayflower compact. Building a Colony • The colonist and the Indians both had valuable item that the other group wanted. • The Plymouth colony started thanks giving. • Because food was sconce, the pilgrims were glad to live in peace with the wampongag. • Metal gods were especially valuable to the indians because the metal could be reshaped and used to make tools or jewelry. Plymouth Grows • When first arrived barelyany food left. • In 1623 leaders decided to dived the land for religious. • But the population of Plymouth stayed low. • By 1630 there was about 300 colonists. • In 1612 they gathered together to rejoice and celebrate the thanks of god.
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