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Primary Source Explorer: The Declaration of Independence

The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

Plymouth: Its History and People http://pilgrims.net/ plymouth/ history/
This site has links to biographies of people of that time, a list of the passengers on the Mayflower, and descriptions of the Plymouth colony and the Mayflower ship.

A Covenant: The Mayflower Compact http://usinfo.state.gov/ usa/ infousa/ facts/ democrac/ 2.htm
This site gives a brief background of the Pilgrims? ideas about forming a covenant, or promise, among themselves to follow the laws they would establish.