The Mayflower Compact had great significance to American history. The compact kept peace for the people of Plymouth and set limits to the pilgrims. The signing was a historic event and was depicted in writings and pictures. The Mayflower Compact was an extremely important part of American history.
What was the Mayflower Compact and what is its significance in American History?
The Mayflower Compact was signed on November 11, 1620. It was the first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. The Mayflower, however, was a small ship that set sail...
The Mayflower Compact was the principle ideal of the Pilgrims and was also the government set type for them and future generations. The Compact was written on the ship named Mayflower, hence the name Mayflower Compact, and all of the people aboard were bound to it. Furthermore, it was only...
Cyberspace and the American Dream: A Magna Carta for the Knowledge Age
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AN OUTLINE OF AMERICAN HISTORY
"Heaven and Earth never agreed better
to frame a place for man's habitation."
John Smith, 1607
THE FIRST AMERICANS
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Wanted totally reform (purify) the church of England.
They left England because they did not agree with what the church was doing.
Came to the “New World” on the Mayflower in 1620.
The landed in Plymouth Bay when they were supposed to land in Virginia.
American Literature Test
Colonial New England period is also known as what? Puritan Era
When was Jamestown established? 1607
When did the Separatists come to the New World? 1620
When did the Puritans come to America? 1630
When the Puritans came to America, where did
Colonial America 1607-1763
Prince Henry The Navigator – Portuguese prince who encouraged navalmen to explore the African coast for weak spots in the muslim defense, started famous navigation school in Portugal
Christopher Columbus (1451 – 1509) – Italian navalman who sailed under the Spanish
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Which of the following is true of the Stamp Act Congress?
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The most common form of slave resistance prior to the Civil War was...
Which of the following best describes the attitudes of Southern Whites toward slavery during the mid-19th centur
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Relating to land, land tenure, or the division of landed property: agrarian laws, farming, people attached to their farms
A man holding and cultivating a small landed estate; a freeholder, a man who does hard work, does...
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