The American Immigration Story Part 3
While the Dutch prosperously conducted business in their new found land in New Amsterdam, the Puritans began to pour into New England or what is now known as Massachusetts. The first immigrants from England came on board the Mayflower in 1620. It was believed that the Puritans had a thanksgiving feast with the natives after the first bountiful harvest since their arrival. As more and more immigrants came from England and settled in New England, the native tribes were killed and pushed out of their lands, especially because they had inferior weaponry. Patriarchal culture seeped through and eventually dominated in the colonies. Full video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXo-9dhiOY8&t=16s
This is a presentation of the Women’s Immigration and Communications Cafe, a nonprofit organization organized by Marivir R. Montebon in completion of her MA in Religious Studies in 2019 at the Unification Theological Seminary in Manhattan.