The Pilgrims Of Plymoth
The New Home
The Starting Of A New Life!
On September 1620 there lives changed. They were seventy menfolk and womenfolk, thirty-two children, a handful of cocks and hens, and two dogs, gathered together on a dock in Plymouth, England, ready to set sail for America in a small ship called the Mayflower. There king, King James would not let them study there religion the way they wanted to.
signing of the mayflower compact
When the Pilgrims landed at the point of cape cod, after 66 days of there voyage, while still on board the ship, in preparation for america, they agreed upon laws of behavior. The freeman signed there names to the document known as The Mayflower Compact, and they elected John Carver as there governor.