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ENGL 101 - Archuleta - Decolonizing the Story of the Pilgrims: Home

Use this guide to get started on your research on William Bradford, Thomas Morton, the Pilgrims, and Native Americans

Start with Background Reading

Use the Gale eBooks database (link is below) to find short overview articles on topics related to your research.

Some recommended search terms:

  • William Bradford
  • Of Plymouth Plantation
  • Squanto
  • Puritans
  • Great Migration (1630-1660)
  • Thomas Morton

Understanding your class readings

The following articles from the free online World History Encyclopedia will give you background on On Plymouth Plantation and New English Canaan.

Recommended Film for Background Research

Recommended Libraray Databases for Further Research

Recommended Library eBooks

Often the best information on historical topics is found in books, not articles. Use the table of contents and the index to locate the chapters/sections that are most relevant to your topic.

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