Homework # 3 (9/13)

Using Hippocampus, please read and view The Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Colony segments. Answer the following questions.

  1. Why did the Puritans leave England for the New World?
  2. What was the Mayflower Compact? Why is it considered one of the most important ever written in American History?
  3. Explain how the geographies of both the Plymouth and Mass. Bay colonies played a role in the businesses that were created?
  4. What is the significance of the New England Charter and early town hall meetings held by citizens of the Mass. Bay Colony?