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William Bradford

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Plymouth Colony
Mayflower Compact


Definition: One of the original leaders of the Plymouth Colony, founded by the Pilgrims in New England in 1620. He was elected governor of the colony in 1621 and re-elected 30 times. He coined the term "Pilgrims."

Related Resources:
Colonial Times
Find out more about life in the early American colonies.

Elsewhere on the Web:
William Bradford's Letter Book
Bradford wrote letters to many people, on business or just to friends. You can read many of them here.

Biography of William Bradford
Learn all about the life of this famous American!

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