• Puritans Are...
    picturesque incidents in the history of Puritanism and one of far reaching influence on subsequent American history was the departure of the "Pilgrim Fathers" - seventy-four English Puritans and twenty-eight women - who sailed from England in the May Flower and landed on Plymouth Rock, 25 December, 1620...
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  • Edwards
    figure (Tracey 4). His entire life was dedicated to religion, “Edwards was loyal to the theology inherited from the seventeenth-century Puritans and their continental ‘Reformed’, or Calvinistic, counterparts...Puritanism and Calvinism always elicited strong reactions regarding their role in American...
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  • Young Goodman Brown: Attack on Puritanism
    all his congregation; it is this awakening which causes him to turn away from prayer; it is this awakening which makes appropriate the fact that "they carved no hopeful verse upon his tombstone." Though much is made of the influence of Puritanism on the writings of Hawthorne, he must also be seen...
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  • Study notes for test 3
    Puritans are the leaders of migration to America (Pilgrims) Holy Commonwealth Each person was to have a conscious religious experience of faith in God Inevitably not all children of original settlers had the experience Halfway Covenant of 1662 compromise document Colony decides that children of...
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    colonies. A group of Pilgrims who thought their children were growing up Dutch instead of English, got a charter from the Massachusetts Bay Company and set sail for Virginia, but got blown off course and landed in Plymouth, looking for Religious freedom. The colony of Virginia grew tobacco as their main...
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  • Puritans
    (the "Pilgrims") and adventurers from England sailed to America on the Mayflower and landed, accidentally, on Cape Cod in November 1620. Within five months half of the original 101 colonists were dead. During the course of the early seventeenth century, however, increasing numbers of immigrants...
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    spreading the religion but in Jamestown, the settlers primarily came to find gold, become rich, and become famous for it. Great Awakening- After a decline in Puritanism in the 1730‘s people were upset that religion was no longer as important. This lead to an outbreak of religious excitement called the...
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  • Dvhd 601
    English, Calvinistic Methodist, George Whitfield. They became friends first through correspondence and then face to face. In many ways, Whtifield was the great preacher of the awakening. His preaching was found mesmerizing, so much so that deists like Benjamin Franklin would do whatever he could to...
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  • William Bradford
    historical one, never allowing the reader or student of the Pilgrims to forget that their story is one with a trajectory--coming from its beginnings England, and moving through the beginnings of the 'New World'. This is an emphasis that will serve histories and memories alike, especially in viewing the...
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  • Calvinism
    . In Calvinism man, in his state of innocency, had freedom and power to will and to do that, which is good and well pleasing to God; but yet mutably, so that he might fall from it. This concept of free choice makes Calvinism to stand supreme among all the religious systems of the world. The great men...
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  • Aplit
    from Greece, Spain, Portugal, and Mexico * Old and new lights: The terms Old Lights and New Lights (among others) are used in Christian circles to distinguish between two groups the ones who are pro- great awakening are the new lights and the ones who are against the great awakening are the old...
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  • American Lit Unit 1 Notes
    for destination Desires for a larger purpose Ambitious and curios man * Preacher Great speakers Say we are ruining society Damnation is upon us Persuade people from going towards rationalism Revive the religion Great Awakening Revival of religion Puritanism slipping away Diluting of...
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  • Ap Us History Test Prep
    ); increased followers of Christianity 29. Benjamin Franklin – connected the colonies to Britain, opposed tounnecessary unfair taxation; strong influence on Albany Plan 30. The Great Awakening – began by Edwards to return to Puritanism,increased overall religious involvement, gave women more...
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  • History
    south. * Cool water and cooler temperatures retarded the spread of killer microbes. * The first generation of pilgrims enjoyed, on average, about 70 years of life, not much different from life expecstandy today. * New Englanders tended to immigrate as families so...
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  • APUSH Vocab
    Congregational clergyman. His sermons, different from most of his time, stirred up a religious revival, now known as the Great Awakening. One of his more famous sermons is the “sinners in the hands of an angry God” sermon, which is considered a classic piece of English literature. 9. George...
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  • Romeo and Juliet Fate and Free Will
    disobedience into the world, and printing has divulged them and libels against the best of governments. God keep us from both."1 "Leah and Rachel." Of original literary accomplishment, there was little or no thought until well on in the eighteenth century. Two or three vigorous pamphlets...
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  • Never Before in History
    the consent of the people because they did not believe that any society, civil or religious, into which men did not enter of themselves, was worthy of their belief. Consequently, the social theory of Puritanism, was based upon the law of God, and therefore demanded absolute submission from its...
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  • Apush
    * City on the Hill – the New Jerusalem * Origin Story from George Beckley * “Westward the Course of Empire Takes It’s Way” * Not a new Jerusalem but a new Empire * We are destined to be great * We led by ourselves Rise of the Mass Bay Company – 1630 * Pilgrim success...
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  • Reasons for Colonization
    Enlightenment period stressed rationalism over emotionalism and spirituality and so people coming from Europe tried to spread that ideology. The Great Awakening is seen as a response of devout people to the Enlightenment. The Glorious Revolution also influenced the colonies in a sweeping way. As people from...
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  • The Impact of Religion on the Development of Colonial America
    attempts to return those individuals who roamed away from the church. The Great Awakening was a revival caused by Jonathon Edwards during the enlightenment time period. The purpose of this revival was to inspire communities to become more religiously involved as pastors were feeling distant from god...
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