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History of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford
Chapter 10: "How They Sought a Place of Habitation"
This account tells what the Puritans did after they landed in Massachusetts in 1620.

Bradford, William. "Chapter 10: How They Sought a Place of Habitation." History of Plymouth Plantation. 1650. Internet History Sourcebooks. Fordham University, July 1998. Web. 15 Sept. 2016.

Bradford’s meaning in lines 43-47 of paragraph 3 can best be expressed in which way?

A

The Puritans came to the river they were looking for, but it probably would have more salt water than fresh water.

B

The Puritans found the corn near the river they had first seen, and they decided to come back to explore the two branches with plenty of salt water for their shallop.

C

The Puritans found the river with two branches, but they decided they would come back later to explore the high cliff above.

D

The Puritans kept looking for a place to put their small boat that the carpenters were repairing, and they found it in a river.

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