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Chapter 6, Lesson 3: English Settlement in New England (pp. 138-142)

I. Why the Pilgrims Came

II. The Pilgrim Experience

    A. The Pilgrims wrote an agreement called the Mayflower Compact, which said that everyone would go along with the leadersŐ decisions.

    B. The Pilgrims settled in Plymouth in December.

    C. The next spring, the Wampanoag Indians helped the survivors plant, hunt, and fish.

III. The Founding of Massachusetts Bay
    A. Back in England, Puritans were faced with religious and economic hardships.

    B. In 1630, about 1,000 more Puritans came to New England.

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