The ship The Mayflower arrived at Cape Cod, America, on this day 19th November 1620. Its 87 passengers were a Protestant sect, known as The Pilgrim Fathers,(Mayflower Collage: departs from Southampton, England on its travel to North America)
In 1620, the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Massachusetts. They sought religious freedom instead of commercial profit. They has signed the Mayflower compact before coming ashore. They made an agreement in which they set out guidelines for governing their North American colony. The Indians taught the Pilgrims how to grow corn and helped them survive in the new land.