(the) Pilgrim Fathers

(the) Pilgrim Fathers
the 102 English people who sailed to America on the Mayflower in 1620. Their group included 35 Puritans whose aim was to create a safe religious community in the New World. The Pilgrims probably landed at ↑Plymouth Rock, and they established ↑Plymouth Colony.

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