The Mayflower Compact was the first agreement for self-government to be created and enforced in America. Below are some resources to assist with using this primary source document for instruction within the classroom.
Information on the Mayflower Compact along with video clips related to the voyage aboard the Mayflower as well as the signing of the Mayflower Compact.
Information on the Mayflower Compact, along with video clips and a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation.
A series of three lessons designed for grades 4-6 utilizing two primary source documents, along with one primary source in order to analyze the sources about the voyage of the Pilgrims to America aboard the Mayflower, the writing of the Mayflower Compact, and the origin of Thanksgiving.