Posted 6 years ago on Nov. 20, 2012, 9:37 p.m. EST by darrenlobo
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A Tale of Two Colonies
The change from communal- to private-property rights dramatically increased the Pilgrims' productivity. The beginnings of that productivity led to the bounty celebrated at Plymouth's famous 1623 Thanksgiving. And as historian Russell Kirk reported, "never again were the Pilgrims short of food."