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Colonial America (1492-1776)
The Plymouth Colony

Colonial America (1492-1776)
Colonial America (1492-1776)

The Plymouth Colony
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.83

     challenging words:    northward, pneumonia, beginning, voyage, ship, holiday, during, supplies, coast, lived, feast, large, another, instead, also, building
     content words:    Plymouth Colony, Native American

The Plymouth Colony
By Cindy Grigg

1     The Pilgrims started Plymouth Colony in November 1620. The Mayflower was headed for Virginia. Many storms during the voyage pushed the ship northward. Instead of Virginia, it landed off the coast of Massachusetts. The men took supplies ashore and began building shelters. The women and children lived on the ship for six more months. Half of the 102 colonists did not survive the first winter. They had little food. Pneumonia and other diseases killed many of them. A Native American named Squanto helped the Pilgrims. He showed them how to .....
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