The world the pilgrims made is a testament to their resolve and daring, without which this country and the people we love so much would not exist.
‘Here is a stone which the feet of a few outcasts pressed for an instant, and this stone becomes famous; it is treasured by a great nation.’
The inspiring words of Puritan John Winthrop are still remembered by Americans awed by his courage, faith, and leadership under punishing conditions.
The inspiration to pull up stakes and strike out into the perilous unknown is a debt we owe to the Mayflower Pilgrims and first New Englanders.
The losses we have experienced because of COVID-19 help us better understand the Pilgrims. Their courage and faith to give thanks despite their hardships can encourage us to give thanks in 2020.
The Puritans were neither 21st-century liberal democrats nor intolerant theocrats, but created republican political institutions critical to the Founding.
The Federalist Political Editor John Daniel Davidson says most Americans reject the premise that their country is ‘irredeemably racist and evil.’
A bold and innovative project in political self-government and liberty under law began in New England in 1620 and flourished in the years to come.
From the very beginning, the American tradition of Thanksgiving has become an annual celebration of the glass half full even when it’s leaking.
The depth and durability of the 400-year-old biblical roots among most Americans have been consistent with the separation of religion and state, but not the separation of religion and society.
The Puritans’ love of faith, freedom, and self-government that gave birth to America was the same spirit that gradually helped overcome racial injustice.
Ultimately, it is the landing of the Mayflower — far more than the landing of the first slave ship — that has largely defined America.
While the Pilgrims gave us the first Thanksgiving, which we celebrate each year, they provided us with an even more important legacy to be celebrated, the Mayflower Compact.
Federalist Senior Editor Christopher Bedford railed against Democratic lawmakers Wednesday cancelling Americans’ Thanksgiving plans.
The 1620 Project is about understanding how these characteristics are essential to understanding the American founding, and how they provided the basis for so much of what makes this nation great.
The Mayflower Compact serves as a model for all that was to come: free people uniting under God, creating institutions by which they would rule themselves.
This Plymouth Rock-colored, poly-cotton tee is soft to the touch, and as long-lasting as the Mayflower Compact.
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