The Mayflower

The Mayflower

by 50Minutes (Author)
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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the story of the Mayflower in next to no time with this concise guide. provides a clear and engaging analysis of the voyage of the Mayflower. In 1620, a group of Puritans now known as the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for America to escape the religious persecution they faced in England. Despite delays, tempests, food shortages, disease and discord, they managed to establish the colony of Plymouth. This settlement's success was due in no small part to the alliance the colonists made with the local Wampanoag tribe, and the harmony they initially lived in has been immortalised in the American tradition of Thanksgiving. Other colonists followed their example and flocked to America in droves, but this led to widespread conflict with the Native American population, and the true scale of the devastation they wrought has only been recognised in recent years.

In just 50 minutes you will:
oFind out about the religious persecution that motivated the Pilgrims' journey across the Atlantic
oLearn about the early days of the colony they founded in New England 
oUnderstand the conflicts that arose between the colonists and the Native Americans in the following years 

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Book details

Publication date
February 06, 2018
Page count
File size
2 MB