A concise document analysis learning activity analyzing the Mayflower Compact created by the Pilgrims upon their arrival in the New World. Provides background knowledge and a modern translation to improve engagement and understanding of the content. Visual aid is used to establish understanding of the setting of where it was written and contribute to scaffolding the development of visual analysis. Uses guiding higher order questions to direct analysis and scaffold toward understanding. Could be used in US History or Civics.