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Why did the pilgrims come to America?
So they could practice their religion the way they wanted to.
Where did the Dutch colonists settle?
Present day New York.
How many of the pilgrims who came to America on the Mayflower survived the first year?
About half of them
What area of North America did the French settle?
Present day Canada. The area around the great lakes and eventually they moved down the Mississippi and into Louisiana.
What is the difference between a slave and an indentured servant?
A slave is owned and an indentured servant is in service for an certain amount of time and then is free.
What is an indentured servant?
Someone who promises to work in exchange for something else.
What was the Mayflower Compact?
The document that was signed by the pilgrims agreeing they would keep order and obey the rules.