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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #108659: Mayflower and Thanksgiving
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    Mayflower and Thanksgiving

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    1. In 1609 English Puritans left England to flee religious from the Anglican Church.

    2. After spending ten years in Holland they for the New World.

    3. The journey on the MayFlower for 65 days.

    4. In 1620, they set foot on Plymouth Rock which was an excellent .

    5. Then, they discovered a peaceful full of fish.

    6. In Plymouth they started exploring the .

    7. In 1621 the was completed, including: Houses and barns.However, only 52 pilgrims had survived that first year.

    8. Quanto, a local Indian, taught them how to plant the Indian with several seeds.

    9. Thanks to Quanto, the pilgrims learned how to extract the sap from the .

    10. After a bountiful , Governor William Bradford, a pilgrim, proclaimed a Thanksgiving Day.

    11. The lasted for 3 days.

    12. The third year, the harvest was disastrous. A day of took place to implore God’s help.

    13. Since that date Thanksgiving has taken place on the fourth Thursday of November: .

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