1. In complete sentence format, list three specific details you learned about William Bradford from this reading.
He moved to Holland to spread Puritanism, he has a vivid account of the early settlement, and also he has been a unique source of information about the Puritans’ voyage and the challenges that faced the settlers.
2. In two sentences, explain why you think Bradford is significant in American history.
In my opinion I believe he significantly important in American history due to the fact that he is credited as the first to proclaim what popular American culture now views as the first Thanksgiving.
3. What personal tragedy occurred while the Mayflower was anchored off Provincetown Harbor?
When Bradford came over, he only came with his wife and left their son behind in Holland. But on Dec. 7, 1620, Dorothy, Bradford’s wife, fell off the Mayflower while the ship was anchored and died.
Journal Entry: Puritan This well written excerpt from Bradford’s journal is very wrong and unruly, but is sadly very true. In my perspective I think that there pirates are very unruly, just by the way they committed the crimes in the beginning. What I also observed from the excerpt is that they were very abusive due to all the alcohol that they drank as they became drunkards. Last but not least of what I observed of the pirates is that they were dirty and greedy as they stole from the natives of the West Indies. The main thing that shocked me about the excerpt is how the pirates didn’t have and moral values as they valued money over their…