Mayflower Compact: Definition, Summary & History


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An agreement, or contract, that people agree to is called

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1. A Social Contract could best be described as

2. The Pilgrims left England in 1620 to find:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the Mayflower Compact. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the style in which the Compact was written as well as a description of the term, 'social contract'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of a social contract
  • Reason the Pilgrims left England
  • Location of the Compact's composition

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Mayflower Compact
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where the Mayflower Compact was written
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of agreements or contracts between people

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Mayflower Compact: Definition, Summary & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of the Mayflower Compact
  • Recognize key aspects of the Compact
  • Understand the history of the Pilgrims and their voyage from England