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The Pilgrims and communism

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As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we should examine what lessons can be learned from the first Thanksgiving celebration.

One little known fact is when the Pilgrims landed they established a short-lived form of agricultural communism.

The land was owned in common; everyone worked for each other and each received an equal allotment of food no matter how hard they worked. The men planted for everyone and the women prepared food and washed clothes for everyone. Read More»

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