The Pilgrim Fathers reach Cape Cod, and sign the 'Mayflower
Compact' to establish a government in their proposed settlement.
The document was signed by 41 of the male passengers on the
Mayflower in Provincetown Harbor, Mass.. It represents the first
agreement on self-government in English North America.
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Editors. "The Mayflower Compact signed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10770, accessed 25 September 2017.]