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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

Mises DailyNovember 27, 2014
In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony adopted a 17th-century form of socialism and nearly starved to death. They had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.

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The Decline of the Plymouth Colony

Mises DailyNovember 27, 2014
In an effort to open up its economy, a leading merchant in Plymouth Colony led an effort to grant full religious liberty in the colony. But the old ruling oligarchs intervened and blocked the measure's approval...

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