Of Plymouth Plantation and “Women & Children First” Part 1: Primary vs. Secondary Sources When researching, it is crucial to know the difference between primary and secondary sources. Primary sources were written at the time of the event by someone involved with it, and offer direct, firsthand knowledge. Secondary sources were written some time after the event, by an outsider, and give indirect, secondhand knowledge. Using the chart below, analyze the effects created by each source. Source Purpose Point of View Tone Style Of Plymouth Plantation “Women and Children First” Part 2: What’s in a Name? By reading “Women and Children First,” we learn that the Pilgrims used many different sources for naming their children: traditional English names, Biblical names, and names intended to remind them of their religious duties. Place all of the names you find in the correct places in the chart: Traditional English Biblical Reminders Part 3: Timeline Make a list of the events that occurred during “Women and Children First” from September 1620 to March 1621. On the back of this sheet, create a timeline listing all the events in order.