The aim of the Great Migration Study Project is to compile comprehensive genealogical and biographical accounts of every person who settled in New England between 1620 and 1640. Between these years ab
When the Pilgrims landed in Plimoth Plantation in 1620, they began what was called the Great Migration – great not because of the numbers of people who arrived, but because of the Puritans’ purpose.
Online Exhibit on Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Library of Congress) Many of the British colonies that eventually formed the United States were settled by men and women, who, in the face of European persecution, refused to compromise their religious convictions and fle
Descended largely from families that arrived during the 1630s, New England was a relatively stable society settled in compact towns and villages. It never developed any staple crop for export of any