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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrims_(Plymouth_Colony)

The Pilgrims or Pilgrim Fathers were early European settlers of the Plymouth Colony in .... For some were taken & clapt up in prison, others had their houses besett ... to flie & leave their howses & habitations, and the means of their livelehood. .... One resulting concession that England did obtain from the Netherlands was a ...

www.crosswalk.com/home-page/todays-features/why-the-pilgrims-really-came-to-america.html

Nov 21, 2013 ... How Organization Helps Create a Peaceful Home .... There is much more to the story about why the Pilgrims really came to America. To better understand why the Pilgrims left England to come to America, it may ... to “purify” the Church of England of Catholic traditions that they did not believe to be biblical).

www.history.com/topics/pilgrims

Find out more about the history of The Pilgrims, including videos, interesting ... in the New World, set sail from England on the Mayflower in September 1620. ... as well as fears that they would lose their English language and heritage, ... as a result of poor nutrition and housing that proved inadequate in the harsh weather.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mayflower-departs-england

On this day in History, Mayflower departs England on Sep 16, 1620. ... On September 16, the Mayflower left for America alone from Plymouth. ... Just after Christmas, the pilgrims began work on dwellings that would shelter them through their ... A leader in the Indian campaign for home rule, Gandhi worked all his life to ...

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Jan 18, 1998 ... The Pilgrims Fathers, as they are known today, founded one of the first European colonies in North America and their thinking shaped much of the American way of politics. ... Back to top | BBC News Home | BBC Homepage

www.history.com/topics/mayflower

From the Pilgrims' reasons for leaving Europe to the treacherous journey across the Atlantic, ... These “Separatists” did not want to pledge allegiance to the Church of England, which they believed was ... During their first winter in America , more than half of the Plymouth colonists died from ... Home · Topics · The Mayflower ...

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5 days ago ... The Puritans fled England to escape religious persecution, but were the ... as a midwife and also held religious meetings for women at her home, ..... next Thanksgiving and smiling at the holiday images of the pilgrims, just ...

teachers.henrico.k12.va.us/fairfield/saunders_d/homework/colonies/puritans.pdf

... of their own. The Pilgrims and Puritans came to America to practice religious ... Bradford, decided to leave England and start a settlement of their own so that ... King Charles I would threaten the Puritans with harsh punishments if they did not.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/pilgrims1.htm

So the Pilgrims left England, in search of a safe place to practice their religion. They chose to go to Holland and found a home in Leiden. For 12 years, they ...