(From the American Experience website) In the early 17th century, a small group of religious radicals embarked from England to establish a separatist religious community across the Atlantic Ocean in the New World. The challenges the Pilgrims faced in making new lives for themselves still resonate almost 400 years later.
This study guide totals 35 fill-in the blank viewing questions. An answer key is provided. It will create detailed notes that will teach the students in a way that is perfect for an American History class or an American Literature class. A teacher can show portions of the documentary, the entire documentary, or assign students to view the documentary as it can be found on the American Experience website.
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