Mayflower Compact Questions

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Answer the questions below based on your reading of the Mayflower Compact.
  1. Who wrote this thing?
  2. When did they write it?
  3. Who was it written for?
  4. In terms that we can understand, what does this document say?
  5. Why the heck do we still care about this piece of paper written almost 400 years ago?


1. William Bradford wrote the Mayflower Compact.

2. William Bradford wrote the Mayflower Compact on November 11, 1620.

3. The document was writen for the pilgrims to stay in Plymouth but only men could sign it.

4. It told them how to a loyal King/God also how to maintain a civial society.

5. Because it was big to making the Decleration Of Independence.