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They needed a form of government and had to describe how that government would work.

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Q: Why did the pilgrims think it was important to write the Mayflower Compact?
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What was the name of the contract the pilgrims wrote to keep law and order in their colony?

Mayflower compact

What was the document called that was signed in 1620 by the pilgrims that listed their plans for self-government?

the first American government document to be signed in 1620 was the Mayflower compact!

What of these documents was signed by the Pilgrims in 1620?

The Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact while still aboard the ship on November 11, 1620. This was the first governing document of the Plymouth Colony.

Why do you think the Pilgrims bothered to write the Mayflower Compact?

They wanted a format for government.

A formal document signed by Pilgrims which set up a civil government?

The Mayflower Compact. (the name came from the name of the ship the Pilgrims had arrived. )

Do you think the ideas of the Mayflower Compact are still important to people today?

the silly

How do you think the Mayflower Compact later governments in America?

The mayflower compact made the colony more good by having a freedom from religion.

How do you think Mayflower Compact influenced later governers in America?

The mayflower compact made the colony more good by having a freedom from religion.

Where is the Mayflower Compact?

Plymouth in America what is now Massachusetts...I think

What year did the pilgrims come on the Mayflower?

i think the pilgrams came in 1620

What is the name of the piligrim compact?

I think the document itself is called a charter but it is actually called the mayflower compact

How many pilgrims got seasick on the mayflower?

I think 75 pilgrims did , because they have been dying too much of the surface .