Yahoo News Explains: Who were the first Pilgrims in America?

Yahoo News Explains: Who were the first Pilgrims in America?If you remember anything from history class, you already know a small group of people boarded the Mayflower in 1620 in hopes of a better life in America. A couple of the crew members had actually been to America before to fish or to explore. A man on the Mayflower, Stephen Hopkins, had tried to settle in the New World 10 years earlier but got shipwrecked in Bermuda.  Shakespeare’s renowned play “The Tempest” was allegedly based on that wreck.



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