The Purpose Of Agreements : Relationships That Shaped America

1210 Words Oct 29th, 2015 5 Pages
The purpose of agreements: Relationships that shaped America The United States of America were built on principles and the people who enforced those principles. People may think that those principles first come out in The Declaration of Independence, but it is evident that these principles first show up when people first touch this historic land. One of the first people to influence the growth of North America was William Bradford. Bradford (who was a separatist from the Church of England) needed a new location to spread his views and beliefs on religion, as he had been outed from England. This lead him and his group of Separatists to plan on starting a Colony in North America. Bradford and his group would then follow through with this plan landing on Plymouth rock in November of 1620. Here, Bradford would write “Of Plymouth Plantation”. Bradford ties in with the Colonists of the American Revolution, as they are both Separatists, fighting for their well being. The American Colonists were also Separatists as they were fighting for freedom against the British. The Colonists’ lives were challenged by the British Authority, as they were taxing and enforcing harsh laws that halted the Americans way of life.However The relationship between the British and The American Colonists is an example of an agreement that resulted in violence between the two parties,while the agreement that William Bradford and Native Americans had regarding land and interaction proved to be successful…

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