One of the chief paintings represents the signing of the memorable "Mayflower compact."
Upon this great monument are also representations of the landing of the Pilgrims, 16 their names, and the "Mayflower compact."
There was no Mayflower compact with the bushmen when Englishmen decided to live with the natives in Australia.
An agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the ship the Mayflower in 1620, just before they landed at Plymouth Rock. The Mayflower Compact bound them to live in a civil society according to their own laws. It remained the fundamental law of their colony of Plymouth until the colony was absorbed into Massachusetts in the late seventeenth century.
Note: The Mayflower Compact was the first written constitution in North America.