Puritans In Massachusetts

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Puritans in England didn't like the English Church and wanted to practice their own religion, so they moved to Holland. It wasn’t what the Puritans were looking for, so 102 of them boarded the Mayflower in 1620, and landed at Plymouth under the lead of William Bradford. On the ship, the people on board wrote the governing document that would be put into place after they landed. Native Americans taught the Pilgrims how to farm and survive in the new world, which lead to the first Thanksgiving. 10 years later, a second group of Puritans followed the Pilgrims, under John Winthrop. Massachusetts was self-governing with some influence from the Bible.

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Roger Williams was a minister in Massachusetts who was to be sent
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