Read this section regarding the Pilgrims’ first winter: In these hard & difficulte beginings they found some discontents & murmurings arise amongst some, and mutinous speeches & carriags in other; but they were soone quelled & overcome by ye wisdome, patience, and just & equall carrage of things by ye Govr and better part, wch clave faithfully togeather in ye maine. But that which was most sadd & lamentable was, that in 2. or 3. moneths time halfe of their company dyed, espetialy in Jan: & February, being ye depth of winter, and wanting houses & other comforts; being infected with ye scurvie & other diseases, which this long vioage & their inacomodate condition had brought upon them; so as ther dyed some times 2. or 3. of a day, in ye foresaid time; that of 100. & odd persons, scarce 50. Remained.
Based on the above passage, which of the following is true?
Thankfully, the pilgrims were well prepared for their first winter.
Over half the pilgrims died due to the harshness of their first winter.
Although the pilgrims had a rough winter, they only lost two or three members.
Many pilgrims decided to travel south to warmer climates for the winter.
Which of the following describes the landing of the first exploring party to Plymouth?
The weather was rough and the seas almost crushed the boats.
The landing parties were scared and asked that the ships return to Europe.
Fair weather allowed for an easy journey and landing on the shore.
There were no landing parties; instead the Mayflower docked and all disembarked at once.
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