By James Daugherty
In England within the early 1600s, everybody used to be compelled to hitch the Church of britain. younger William Bradford and his pals 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 US to begin a brand new existence. however the iciness was once harsh, and ahead of a 12 months handed, part the settlers had died. but, via exertions and robust religion, a difficult crew of Pilgrims did live on. Their trust in freedom of faith turned an American perfect that also lives on today.
James Daugherty attracts at the Pilgrims' personal journals to offer a clean and relocating account in their existence and traditions, their quest for non secular freedom, and the founding of 1 of our nation's so much liked holidays—Thanksgiving.
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The Landing of the Pilgrims (Landmark Books, Book 2) by James Daugherty