What was the Mayflower Compact and when was it written?

What was the Mayflower Compact and when was it written?

Mayflower Compact, document signed on the English ship Mayflower on November 21 [November 11, Old Style], 1620, prior to its landing at Plymouth, Massachusetts. It was the first framework of government written and enacted in the territory that is now the United States of America.

What date did the Mayflower land at Plymouth Rock?

Novem Arrival at Plymouth Mayflower arrived in New England on Novem after a voyage of 66 days.

What was the key provision of the Mayflower Compact?

The Mayflower Compact was important because it was the first document to establish self-government in the New World. It remained active until 1691 when Plymouth Colony became part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.