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The Pilgrims First Year In New England

The Pilgrims  First Year in New England PDF
Author: Nahum Gale
Publisher: Wentworth Press
Release: 2019-03-11
Size: 16.24 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 356
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One Small Candle The Pilgrims First Year In America

One Small Candle  The Pilgrims    First Year in America PDF
Author: Thomas Fleming
Publisher: New Word City
Release: 2017-01-11
Size: 53.76 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 372
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This vivid, deeply moving book begins in London in 1620 as Pilgrim representatives sign a contract to purchase the freighter Mayflower. We accompany them on their harrowing voyage across the Atlantic, through the rigors of the first New England winter and the threat of Indian attack as they desperately search for the home they eventually find at Plymouth. Once there, they must continue the struggle against brutal weather and disease. With masterly skill, New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming gives us life-size portraits of the Pilgrim leaders. The Pilgrims' unique achievements - the Mayflower Compact, their tolerance of other faiths, the strict separation of church and state - are discussed in the context of the first year's anxieties and crises. Fleming writes admiringly of the younger men who emerged in that year as the real leaders of the colony - William Bradford and Miles Standish. And he provides new insights into the humanity and tolerance of the Pilgrims' spiritual shepherd, Elder William Brewster. On the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims are already aware that they are the forerunners of a great nation. It is implicit in William Bradford's words, "As one small candle may light a thousand, so the light kindled here has shone unto many. . . ."

The Pilgrims Of New England

The Pilgrims of New England PDF
Author: Annie Molyneux Peploe ("Mrs. J. B. Peploe")
Release: 1853
Size: 28.27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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