What Job From Pilgrim Times Is Right for You?

Thanksgiving celebrates the first pilgrim harvest in the 17th century. Although we now celebrate this as a holiday, few of us think about how thankful we are to not have the jobs available when the first Thanksgiving took place. With that in mind, take our latest quiz to discover what job from the 17th century is right for you.

Simply Hired
Created By Simply Hired
On Nov 28, 2014

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You're a Blacksmith

You're a Blacksmith

As a blacksmith you work with metals to repair equipment, shoe horses and the like. Something of a dirty job, you are a necessity, and the job is always in demand. Every town needs a good blacksmith.

You're a Merchant

You're a Merchant

This is the perfect job for those people not interested in adventure as much as making some money. As a merchant you'll spend your time buying, selling and shipping goods as well as trading them.

You're a Farmer

You're a Farmer

The majority of Europeans living in the New World during the 17th century worked as farmers. This occupation is essential to the survival of the community, as local farming is the primary source of food.