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Teaching The Pilgrims Come to America

The Pilgrims Come to America

This text explores how religious motives influenced the founding of the New England colonies by the Pilgrims and Puritans.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Pilgrims & the Mayflower Compact (Text 1)</u> -- This text is part of a Primary Source Set exploring why Pilgrims emigrated to America and the difficulties they encountered during and after their journey. In this text, students will gain background knowledge about the Pilgrims and their journey on the Mayflower.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="">Click here to download the teaching guide for this set</a>

Core Knowledge


Why did the Pilgrims leave their homes for the New World and what was their journey like?
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas


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