The Pilgrims landed at Cape Code, Massachusetts in November of 1620 before finding Plymouth harbor in December. Prior to going ashore, the Pilgrims signed this document that established self-government and majority rules.
After struggling through the first winter, the Pilgrims met Samoset and Massasoit, but this man taught them the necessary survival skills that allowed them to have an abundant harvest, leading to the first Thanksgiving.
This man was asked to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony (Boston) that John Winthrop started, because he believed in such things as - separation of church and state AND treating the Native Americans with fairness and respect.
Like Roger Williams, this woman was also asked to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony. She had undermined the power of the church by suggesting that people could worship God on their own within the home.
King Charles II sent James, Duke of York, to take the land from the Dutch. As the Duke of York had trouble managing his land, he gave part to Lord John Berkeley and Sir George Carteret. The land, once split as east and west, eventually became this colony.