Topics: Plymouth, Massachusetts, Mayflower, Plymouth Colony Pages: 1 (319 words) Published: May 3, 2013
1. In complete sentence format, list three specific details you learned about William Bradford from this reading. William Bradford was born in 1590 in the small farming community of Austerfield, Yorkshire. His father William died when young Bradford was just one year old. He lived with his grandfather William, until his grandfather died when he was six. 2. In two sentences, explain why you think Bradford is significant in American history. William Bradford is significant in American History,because he is one of the only settlers from the Mayflower to write about colonizing Plymouth. But also when Bradford remarried his friends threw a east with Indians which some think started Thanksgiving. 3. What personal tragedy occurred while the Mayflower was anchored off Provincetown Harbor? (Remember, use complete sentences please) While the Mayflower was anchored off Provincetown Harbor at the tip of Cape Cod, and while many of the Pilgrim men were out exploring and looking for a place to settle, Bradford wife Dorothy Bradford accidentally fell overboard, and drowned. JOURNAL ENTRY

Write your own journal entry from the perspective of a member of Bradford's colony. What do you think of these unruly pirates? What shocks you the most about these surly characters? How do the manners of the pirates differ from yours? Visit the Calvinism in New England Puritan Culture web site. This site will assist you in providing examples of Puritan culture.

These unruly pirates were greedy crooks and all alcoholics. What shock me the most about these lowlife characters is that they have no moral values, they value money over lives and practice the worst sins they kill for money or even alcohol they are disgusting people that plague our seas. Manners of pirates differ from me because unlike pirates I have moral values and I care about others unlike they do. They have no formal manners and are loud grotesque cold hearted people in general.
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free