WRONG ANSWER BELOW the Pilgrims and the Purtians came to America to escape the state religion of England. Religions that didn't follow the Church of England were discriminated against and the people who practiced the religion were arrested. They wanted to be able to practice their religion without harassment from the government. This is one reason the founding fathers were careful when they wrote the constitution to keep a separation of church and state. They didn't want a government state religion.
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The Pilgrims came to America almost 400 years ago.
on their mother country, the pilgrims did not have the privilage of freedom of religeon. as their country was an anarchy, their were rules against certain religeons other than the rolayltie's own, so they saught freedom in America, creating their own colony where they were able to practice their religeon freely.
the pilgrims didn't leave America because the didn't want to.
To get permission to make their passage to America, the Pilgrims had to first obtain patents that allowed them to settle there. These patents were obtained by the Virginia Company.
They did not want to leave America they wanted to go there.
They left England and landed in Plymouth, Mass.
for religious freedom