2the pilgrims came first to america and settled in plymouth while the puritans came later and settled in massachusetts 3john foxe is the leader of the puritans while robert browne is the pilgrim’s founder 4pilgrims practiced a form of democracy in their community comprised of working men.
The pilgrims who settled plymouth colony were part of a faction known as separatists—they'd left the church of england to create their own denominations separatists were a minority, and most puritans, including the ones who later settled massachusetts bay colony, sought to reform the church from within.
Pilgrims and puritans thus believed they were a chosen people, specially favored by god the idea of a “promised land” – ie new england, new eden, new world jerusalem. Comparison of puritans to the jews: jews were led by moses out of slavery in egypt into the promised land (canaan) – bradford led the pilgrims from persecution winthrop led the puritans from persecution these groups certain that they worshipped the one true god. Willpower is something i consider important because i believe that with it one can accomplish their goals, and without it one cannot achieve anything, something the puritans demonstrated throughout the book works cited philbrick, nathaniel, and nathaniel philbrick the mayflower and the pilgrims' new world new york, ny: gp putnam's sons, 2008. So, after the pilgrims, the puritans came to massachusetts and settled in boston they called their colony by the ingenious name of the massachusetts bay colony with plymouth colony right down the road, massachusetts basically became a calvinist wonderland.
The puritans and the pilgrims both migrated to north america to escape religious persecution due to their views about the church of england they created very little literature because writing was viewed as satanic in both cultures. The pilgrims, led by robert browne came earlier in the year 1620, having travelled from holland aboard the mayflower they were fewer in number having endured a rough voyage and settled at plymouth the puritans led under the leadership of john foxe, arrived nearly a decade later records showing between the years 1629 and 1630.
The pilgrims defected from the church of england however, after, sailing for more than nine weeks they set show on a nearby place, cape good hope after them, they were followed by another group of people known as the puritans the puritans had come to form new colonies for new england. Puritans are member of a religious reform movement known as puritanism that arose within the church of england in the late sixteenth century how did the differences between pilgrims and. The puritans did maintain a separation of church and state, but residents were taxed to support the church, and they all had to attend church services and on their contributions to the democratic tradition in america, perhaps the columbia encyclopedia explained it best.
About half died the first winter the puritans came by the thousands, indeed forty to fifty thousand eventually came by 1776, 75% of the american population were of puritan roots the pilgrims came earlier in 1620, the puritans came later in 1629-30 the pilgrims for the most part were of the poor class. The pilgrims came to what is now the united states for the opportunity to practice their own religion, while the puritans came to reform the beliefs of the church of england and then spread them the puritanical view was much more restorative than that of the pilgrims the pilgrims first arrived in.