By signing this document, all the men have to agree to form a temporary government and be bound by its laws.
Plymouth Colony First colonial settlement in New England. The settlers were a group of about 100 Puritan Separatist Pilgrims, who sailed on the Mayflower and settled on what is now Cape Cod bay, Massachusetts.
why is it important?
so we can agreed to choose our leaders and make the laws which we have to agreed to follow.
known as the Mayflower Compact, that would establish a local government and oblige the pilgrims to abide by the law of this government until they could obtain a new patent. (they signed the contract on the Mayflower on November 11,1620.)
why do we have to sign?
The economy of Plymouth Colony was based on agriculture, fishing, whaling, timber and fur.
we work so we can survive
my dad brought seeds with him so we can plant English vegetable and herb gardens, as well as larger crops, barley, peas, and wheat.
who is ready to get to work
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the male passengers of the Mayflower.