The Landing of the Pilgrims (Landmark Books)

The Landing of the Pilgrims (Landmark Books)


In England within the early 1600s, every body used to be compelled to affix the Church of britain. younger William Bradford and his buddies believed they'd each correct to belong to whichever church they sought after. within the identify of non secular freedom, they fled to Holland, then sailed to the USA to begin a brand new existence. however the iciness was once harsh, and sooner than a yr handed, part the settlers had died. but, via exertions and powerful religion, a difficult staff of Pilgrims did continue to exist. Their trust in freedom of faith grew to become an American perfect that also lives on today.

James Daugherty attracts at the Pilgrims' personal journals to provide a clean and relocating account in their existence and traditions, their quest for spiritual freedom, and the founding of 1 of our nation's such a lot loved holidays—Thanksgiving.

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