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John Butman: New World, Inc.

From its start, resources have driven America's fortunes
Sunday, March 25, 2018, 7:23 PM

We all learned in grade school that the Pilgrims sailed to North America to escape religious persecution.

That's wasn't necessarily the case, explains author John Butman. At least, it certainly isn't the whole story.

In fact, the Pilgrim's voyage to the New World was a seventeenth-century entrepreneurial start-up. » Read more