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Pilgrims, Mayflower, Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pilgrims

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/11/26/
457246585/reconsidering-the-pilgrims-piety-and-americas-founding-principles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ship > Mayflower

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/11/26/
457246585/reconsidering-the-pilgrims-piety-and-americas-founding-principles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayflower compact

 

In the Mayflower Compact,

the governing document signed

shortly before the Pilgrims disembarked

in Massachusetts' Provincetown Harbor,

Pilgrim leaders said they undertook

their voyage across the Atlantic

"for the glory of God

and the advancement of the Christian faith."

http://www.npr.org/2015/11/26/
457246585/reconsidering-the-pilgrims-piety-and-americas-founding-principles

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/11/26/
457246585/reconsidering-the-pilgrims-piety-and-americas-founding-principles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanksgiving

 

The Pilgrims

are among the early heroes of American history,

celebrated every Thanksgiving for their perseverance

in the New World against great odds.

http://www.npr.org/2015/11/26/
457246585/reconsidering-the-pilgrims-piety-and-americas-founding-principles

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/27/
thanksgiving-on-the-reservation-is-a-celebration-of-our-way-of-live-
and-a-middle-finger-to-americas-failed-colonialism

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/11/26/
457246585/reconsidering-the-pilgrims-piety-and-americas-founding-principles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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