Trivia about the Pilgrims

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On which ship did the Pilgrims sail?
The Mayflower
Who was the ship's captain?
Christopher Jones
They came from which country?
England
In which country did they first find religious tolerance but still moved back to the above?
The Netherlands
In what month did the Pilgrims arrive in the New World?
December
In what year did they arrive?
1620
In which present-day state did they land?
Massachusetts
In which present-day state did they originally intend to settle?
New York
By what other name were the Separatist Pilgrims known?
Puritans
Which drink did the Pilgrims bring with them?
Beer
Who was the Wampanoag chief who helped the Pilgrims survive?
Massasoit
Which Patuxet man taught the Pilgrims how to grow maize using fish as fertilizer?
Squanto/Tisquantum
Approximately what percentage of the Pilgrims survived the first year?
50%
Who was their governor?
William Bradford
Who was the ship's cooper who became their community leader?
John Alden
Whom did he marry, although originally intending to propose on behalf of his friend?
Priscilla Mullins
Who was the Pilgrim military leader who had hoped to marry the above?
Myles Standish
Which Pilgrim was shipwrecked on Bermuda on his way to Jamestown in 1609?
Stephen Hopkins
Which Shakespearean play was an account of that shipwreck?
The Tempest
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Level 37
Jun 21, 2019
Holland is not a country. In the 16th Century Nederland (Netherlands) was known as the Dutch Republic. "Holland" is a region of the country.
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Level 75
Jun 22, 2019
Thanks, you're right. I knew that, but followed my source without thinking. I changed it.