Why did the pilgrims come to America?


The pilgrims came to America because of the following reasons: Economic Scarcity; The immoral cultural environment; A desire to evangelize.
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Answer Ostensibly to escape religious persecution in England. Interestingly, many of the pilgrim communities, most of them Protestant Christians, went on to persecute other religious
The Pilgrims came to America in 1620 because they wanted freedom of religion.
Some version of "for religious freedom" is usually cited. As usual with our foundation stories, it's wrong. They left Engand, and went to the Netherlands, for religious
The reason they left Great Britain was that they were actively persecuted in Great Britain. For example, John Bunyan, author of "Pilgrim's Progress" (second to the King
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The Pilgrims were a group of settlers who left England to seek religious freedom.
After a period in Holland, they set sail from Plymouth, England, on Sept. 16, 1620, aboard the Mayflower, its 102 passengers spending 65 days at sea.
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