American ExperienceThe Pilgrims Season 27 Episode 10 | 1h 52m 17s Explore the converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620. The challenges they faced in making new lives for themselves still resonate almost 400 years later: the tensions of faith and freedom in American society, the separation of Church and State, and cultural encounters resulting from immigration. Aired: 11/24/15 Expired: 11/23/18 Rating: NR Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.Buy Now:PBSBuy DVDs AppleBuy on iTunes checkmarkAdd to WatchlistWatch PreviewProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailEmbedEmbed Code for this videoEmbed CodeAmerican ExperienceThe PilgrimsSeason 27 Episode 10Width in pixels px Height in pixels px Copied to your clipboardUnable to copyLabelCopy to ClipboardClick to copy embed code for videoCloseCloseReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseClose Learn More Down The True Story of the First Thanksgiving The first Thanksgiving wasn't the same holiday we celebrate today. Premieres 11/24 on PBS Overboard on the Mayflower Mayflower passenger John Howland almost didn't make it to the New World. Premieres 11/24. The Pilgrims Trailer The challenges the Pilgrims faced still resonate centuries later. Premieres 11/24 on PBS. A Quote from William Bradford, from The Pilgrims The longtime governor of Plymouth Colony, William Bradford wrote "Of Plymouth Plantation" The Pilgrims Chapter 1 Watch the first chapter from "The Pilgrims" premiering November 24 at 8/7c on PBS. The Pilgrims Preview In the early 1600s, a group of religious radicals left for the New World. Premieres 11/24 Pilgrims Timeline Teacher's Guides Episode Links Film Synopsis The Pilgrims Website American Experience Home Page Sign up for our newsletterFunding for Season 27 of American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance, The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS stations. Additional funding for The Pilgrims provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Lilly Endowment, Inc.; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Rosalind P. Walter; The Annenberg Foundation; The 1772 Foundation; and The Overbrook Foundation: Arthur H. Altschul Jr.