Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Mayflower Compact

The Mayflower Compact

Plimoth Patuxet Deputy Executive Director Richard Pickering explained how the Pilgrims landed in New England. He talked about the creation, and significance of, the Mayflower Compact.

Description

Plimoth Patuxet Deputy Executive Director Richard Pickering explained how the Pilgrims landed in New England. He talked about the creation, and significance of, the Mayflower Compact.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How did the Pilgrims end up arriving in New England?
  • Explain the purpose of the Mayflower Compact.
  • According to Richard Pickering, why was the Mayflower Compact significant to the Pilgrims as they established their community?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Authority
    • Consensus
    • Covenant
    • Implode
    • Merchant
    • Shoal
    • Transition

    Topics

    U.S. History

    Grades

    Middle School