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Pilgrims' Retrogression

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The shocking excerpt is from page 186 of Nathaniel Philbrick’s 2006 New York Times bestseller, Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War: As the number of towns grew, the character of [Plymouth Colony] inevitably began to change, and from Governor [William] Bradford’s perspective, it was not for the good. The influx of newcomers made…