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They Came for Freedom

They Came for Freedom

By Jay Milbrandt
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.35 Stars

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On 6/7 Marie Story wrote: Jay Milbrandt's account of the Pilgrims is a fascinating one. It delves into a whole lot of information that isn't typically included in your standard history textbook. It's written in an engaging, highly readable style, and numerous resources are provided for further research on the subject.It's quite ... THEY CAME FOR FREEDOM by Jay Milbrandt

Marie Story's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/6 Anne wrote: The Pilgrims have an amazing history. Their story includes many different points in history and a collection of many different people. And as their story unfolds you can see the hardships they went through, and the amazing blessings they received. Their life coming to America was not easy, and it is ... They Came for Freedom by Jay Milbrandt

Anne's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/6 Lauren Carns wrote: This book covers the story of the Pilgrims from their beginnings in Scrooby to 1623–two years after their landing in the New World. Not only was the writing style engaging to follow along with, I learned several fascinating details that I had not been aware of before. Without giving it all away, let’s ... They Came For Freedom

Lauren's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/19 Janet from FL wrote: I wanted to read this book, because there has been a lot of discussion about the United States being a Christian country from the beginning, and many want to go back to those values. I wanted to read a history book that looks at the factual events, so I could decide for myself whether I agree with the ... They Came For Freedom

Janet from FL's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/10 Viola wrote: This is an interesting story, but, unfortunately it is written in a rather 'textbookish' manner. Still, it's an important part of American history which has been somewhat neglected, surprisingly. I am not American but I like to read American history and I have been to Plymouth a few times so I am very ... They Came For Freedom by Jay Milbrandt

Viola's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/2 steven.dresen wrote: Much myth surrounds the Pilgrims and what led up to the first Thanksgiving. In his latest title Jay Milbrandt provides an engaging look at the Pilgrims and the events that surrounded them. Well researched and well written this is history that makes that past come alive. Throughout this book Milbrandt ... They Came for Freedom: A Review

steven.dresen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/22 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “ They Came For Freedom: The Forgotten, Epic Adventure Of The Pilgrims” by Jay Milbrandt. This book falls in the genre of history, United States and Colonial period. Every year we celebrate the history of the pilgrims in the Americas in November. We know the basics but this ... They came for freedom

sexy_muse's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/22 Gypsy Road wrote: Once a year at Thanksgiving, we encounter Pilgrims as folksy people in funny hats before promptly forgetting them. In the centuries since America began, the Pilgrims have been relegated to folklore and children’s stories, fairy-tale mascots for holiday parties and greeting cards. The true story of ... Thanksgiving History

Gypsy Road's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/11 cassandra95011 wrote: I received a complimentary copy. The book will shake your traditional Thanksgiving and change things up, if you thought that it was all fun and games for the mysterious pilgrims during the actual time of the events. It may surprise a lot of people to know the more accurate accounts. I think that if ... They Came for Freedom By Jay Milbrandt Review

cassandra95011's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/9 PaperBlossoms wrote: They Came For Freedom is a wonderful historical novel about the journey of the pilgrims to America. It is a great read and is full of interesting history in an engaging text. I am looking forward to reading this to my kids as they get older. Historical novels are such a great way to learn history and ... They Came For Freedom

PaperBlossoms' Rating:

5 Stars