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He supported Ang licanism so he displeased Catholics, who organized the Gunpowder plot to blow up the king and parliament in session. The Gunpowder plot was discovered and catho lics and puritans were persecuted. Puritans represented the right wing of Protes tantism. A group of puritans called Pilgrim Fathers left England on board the Ma yflower and they reached the coasts of America where they founded new colonies. Thanksgiving day is celebrated to thank God for their arrival in America. Under James I the contrasts between Parliament and the crown started for financial pro blems. Parliament had kept the right of imposing taxes. When the king needed mon ey he was compelled to summon up Parliament. Every time no agreement could be re ached; these contrasts led to civil war during the reign of Charles I.