William Bradford: The History Of Plymouth Plantation

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William Bradford was present to many of the important developments in the New World. He signed the Mayflower Compact, he explored much of New England, and was Governor from 1621 to 1656. The History of Plymouth Plantation begins with the Separatists creation, the Reformation and Persecution, the Arrival and Removal of Holland, the Separatists voyage across the ocean and landing at Cape Cod, and goes through the hardships of the settlers as well. Bradford did not begin the transcript until 1630 and it was not published fully until 1856. For those reasons I believe, the purpose of writing the manuscript was for personal reasons; a type of therapy. Because Bradford was intolerant of religion and believed the Separatists ways and views were
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