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Mayflower Character Descriptions

Nathaniel Philbrick
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


William Bradford - Born in a farming village in England, this person turned to the Bible during an illness, sailed on the Mayflower to the New World, and eventually became a leader of the colony.

Massasoit - This person is a sachem, or leader, of the Pokanokets and was the first sachem to reach an agreement with the English.

Philip - This person was a sachem of the Pokanokets who began a war with the English.

Benjamin Church - This English settler served in several important battles, and tried to save...

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This section contains 319 words
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