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    Plymouth Have you ever been worried that you would die before confessing all of your sins? In the Plymouth Colony‚ people did that. The Plymouth Colony was the most healthy and safe European Colony in North America. It was an English colony founded on the coast of Massachusetts. It was active from 1620 to 1691. The first residence of the Plymouth Colony was at New Plymouth‚ a location earlier observed and named by John Smith. The settlement‚ which was the capital of the colony‚ is now a town in

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    Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colonies The Reformation was the driving force behind English Catholic dissenters‚ many of which would eventually form the base of groups heading for new lands to find religious freedom. These people would come to be called Puritans and their goal was to purify the Church of England. They wanted to do away with the “offensive” features such as Church hierarchy and traditional rituals of Catholic worship in order to promote a relationship between the individual and

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    Of Plymouth Plantation

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    One William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation gives a first-hand account of many of the various factors at play which ultimately led to the Separatist movement and their subsequent decision to leave their European confines for the freedom of the New World‚ to start afresh in “those vast and unpeopled countries of America‚” Bradford writes. His narrative thus spans the years from the birth of the Separatist movement in 1607 to well into the settlement of Plymouth (1647). At length‚ Bradford describes

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    writings. Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford is important literature because it tells the story of immigrants‚ which is still common today. The American dream‚ American government‚ American values‚ and American ideologies were based on the Puritans beliefs and the struggles they went through for the American Dream. Convincing future generations of the struggles and achievements of Puritans was the purpose of William Bradford for writing Of Plymouth Plantation. In Of Plymouth Plantation by

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    who go from one country to another must not stop trying. They leave everything behind in order to come to something better‚ therefore‚ failing is not an option. The stories‚ “Balboa” by Sabina Murray‚ “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare‚ and “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford‚ all show how the early immigrants acted when they arrived. The main characters or character in all of these stories brought bad to where they arrived. In the story “Balboa‚” Balboa brought evil every where he went

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    October‚ 2014 "OF PLYMOUTH PLANTATION:" CHAPTERS 9 & 10 "Of Plymouth Plantation" is a manuscript of Bradford ’s history starting in 1620. The first book was copied into the church records and preserved‚ but unfortunately the second part was presumably lost. The manuscripts were found in the residence of the Bishop of London and were published together for the first time in 1856. There seems to be immeasurable history in these books. William Bradford‚ the author of "Of Plymouth Plantation" gives

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    Jamestown and Plymouth Plantation are two colonies but are very distinct from each other. John Smith and William Bradford came from England to explore the Americas‚ but each with their own intentions. They both had trouble coming here establishing their new colonies because survival was difficult. John Smith barely survived what he went through stating‚ “Such actions have ever since the world’s beginning been subject to such accidents‚ and everything of worth is found full of difficulties…”(Smith)

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    arrived in the New World and began an English colony called Jamestown. A little more than ten years later‚ in 1620‚ William Bradford was the governor of Plymouth‚ another colony. You would be hard pressed to find another example in history where two very different men accomplished the same goal. One man was a veteran soldier and a daring adventurer‚ while the other was the leader of a new denomination of Christianity‚ and yet both ended up governing colonies. The best way to see the difference between

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    Puritan Philosophy in Bradford’s "On Plymouth Plantation" The Puritan people first came to the New World to escape the religious persecution that hounded Non-Anglicans in England. They established the Plymouth Colony in 1620‚ in what is now Massachusetts. The colony was a reflection of the Puritans’ beliefs. These beliefs‚ along with the experience of establishing a colony in "the middle of nowhere"‚ affected the writings of all who were involved with the colony. In this writing‚ the Puritan philosophy

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    "My Current Knowledge" During my brief research on the passage‚ Of Plymouth Plantation‚ I’ve come to the understanding that it was written by the leader of Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts‚ William Bradford. Bradford slowly wrote the passage in question over a twenty-one year time span allowing him to tell vivid stories of the life of Puritans and their Mayflower voyage‚ making them highly favored [which critics supports by referring to them as‚ "Spiritual ancestors of all Americans" (Samuel Eliot

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    While writing A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony‚ John Demos dealt with an unbelievably difficult task. Even though Plymouth Colony existed more than 300 years ago‚ he had to make his book relevant and appealing to those of his time during the 1960’s. In the past‚ many historians that have researched Plymouth and its inhabitants have fallen short when it came to appealing to a much newer audience. This was so because a lot of them were using the same bland sources; the ones

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    THE PLYMOUTH THANKSGIVING STORY By Chuck Larsen When the Pilgrims crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1620‚ they landed on the rocky shores of a territory that was inhabited by the Wampanoag (Wam pa NO ag) Indians. The Wampanoags were part of the Algonkian-speaking peoples‚ a large group that was part of the Woodland Culture area. These Indians lived in villages along the coast of what is now Massachusetts and Rhode Island. They lived in round- roofed houses called wigwams. These were made of poles covered

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    voyage aboard a single ship‚ the 180-ton Mayflower. They were headed for Virginia but got blown off course and instead decided to found their colony in Cape Cod in what would become the Massachusetts Bay Colony. They called the colony Plymouth after the harbor in England from which they departed for the New World. Since the new location for their colony was outside the areas claimed by the two chartered joint-stock companies‚ they considered themselves technically independent and created their

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    England. They wanted to purify and simplify the Church. They thought all men were sinners and it was al because of the original sin of the apple from the forbidden tree. These beliefs affected the writing of the time including William Bradford "Of Plymouth Plantation". The puritans believed that the elite would go to heaven. The elite were the ones who did not sin. Therefore‚ whoever did sin would be "smited" by God. William Bradford shows an example of this when he speaks of a sailor "... who would

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    The colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth were among the first to develop in the New World. The original settlers of Jamestown sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and up a river‚ which they named the James. The settlers of Plymouth were originally bound for the Hudson area in New York‚ but due to the upcoming winter were forced to stay in an area around Cape Cod. These two settlements developed into successful societies through many years and many problems‚ although developed in very different ways.

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    In these two stories‚ The General history of Virginia by John Smith and Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford‚ were about the making of two different colonies‚ Jamestown and Plymouth‚ and the reasons why they came to the New World. Both stories are written in different point of views‚ Jon Smith wrote in the 3rd person point of view‚ while William Bradford wrote in 1st person point of view. Many came for many different reasons‚ maybe because of religion reason others start a new life in the New

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    Above that Also “Met with many fierce storms.” (William Bradford 78). In 1609 Bradford joins separatists and marries Dorothy May in 1613 and together they voyage to Plymouth with Pilgrims; 1620 Dorothy dies followed by governor John Carter in 1621 and place is taken by Bradford and together with the pilgrims on the Mayflower to the Plymouth Who writes about the plantation and stops in 1650 but died in 1657.On the voyage there were those who supported in need “They talked about God their trip.” (Bradford)

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    In the two literary works‚ "A Description of New England‚" by John Smith and "Of Plymouth Plantation‚" by William Bradford‚ the two authors represent New England differently. One way they represent New England differently is by the tone of how they tell their personal stories‚ varies noticeably. Both authors use certain tones to attract and persuade targeted audiences. John Smith wrote of what a wonderful place New England was‚ while on the other hand Bradford wrote about the difficulties and realities

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    The American Colonies. Erik Martinez U.S. History‚ 2nd semester‚ 3rd block Coach Chatham March 12‚ 2013 Since the discovery of the “New World” many European super powers looked to colonize and expand their riches and trading powers throughout this new found continent. The British took great advantage of this with controlling everything on the east of the Appalachian Mountains and sea routes across the Atlantic. Upon their arrival the British had to encounter with many endeavors from the

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    Comparison of Early American Literature The two selections Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford and The General History of Virginia by John Smith are some of the earlier pieces of American literature. Although they were both written in the same time period the style and attitudes vary greatly. William Bradford had a very direct form of writing; commonly known as "plain puritan" style‚ whereas‚ John Smith had a somewhat confusing‚ more elaborate‚ writing style. Bradford’s piece also seemed

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