sought to found a holy Commonwealth in New England. Puritanism remained the dominant cultural force in that area into the 19th century.
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English Literature I
December 10, 2011
Jonathan Edwards at a Crossroad of Puritanism and Enlightenment
Jonathan Edwards is a fascinating individual in eighteenth century literature and one of the most important figures of his time. He is the son and grandson...
midnight I would fain be friends with you for their sake.
Goodman Brown manages to shrug off this identification of his parental and grandparental Puritanism with the devil, but the reader should not overlook the sharp tone of criticism in Hawthorne's presentation of this speech.
When the devil presents...
Here's the low-down on the Middle Colonies:
The Middle Colonies were the most ethnically and religiously diverse of the thirteen original colonies because of the influence of their Polish, English, Dutch, French and German origins. This influence included tolerance in religion, and resulted...
Delaware in the New World. A mixed group of Puritan emigrants (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...
Context and Developments
The immigration of the Pilgrims to New England occurred in stages. But that they had to go somewhere became apparent soon enough. Theirs was the position of the Separatist: they believed that the reforms of the Anglican church had not gone far enough, that...
Reformation. The acts of supremacy (1534) and uniformity (1559) neither of these acts, nor the publication of the 39 articles satisfied those who would from the 1560s onward those who would be tagged with the name Puritan. The Elizabethan settlement had not done enough. They wanted to search a church infused...
survive through winters. In most cases, the European intruders stole from, killed, enslaved, spread disease, and took advantage of the Native Americans. The Europeans were extremely harsh to the Natives, and they took their land from them.
Women’s Rights in Colonial America- Southern Colonies: Men...
Catholic form of Calvinism, was condemned as heretical in 1653.
The central assertion of Calvinism canons is that God is able to save from the tyranny of sin, from guilt and the fear of death, every one of those upon whom he is willing to have mercy. God is not frustrated by the unrighteousness or the...
Depression; overwhelmed by God’s wrath
Health issues, constipation from devil
Thunderstorm-“St. Anne, help me, I’ll become a _Monk_” ultimate devotion to God
Monastic Life: No peace about salvation still angry and scared...
granted toleration to all Christians but decreed the death penalty for Jews or atheists.
Ch.2: In what way did the English colonies develop differently from the Spanish and French colonies?
The English colony developed different by making some effort for minor democratic rule in the colonies, the English...
earliest Chesapeake settlers.
* Malaria, dysyntery, and typhoid took a cruel tool, cutting ten years off the life expecstancy of newcomers from England.
* Half the people born in early Virginia and Maryland didn’t survive till they were 20.
* Survivng males competed for the...
established belong to the ongoing human quest for political and religious liberty. That quest has been the central theme of Western civilization. When the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in 1620, they were seeking religious freedom. When the American Revolution was fought, it was fought for political freedom. The...
Key Vocabulary from Colonial Period 11th Grade APUSH
New World Beginnings:
1. Black Legend: Term used to describe the belief that the Spanish only killed, tortured, and stole in the Americas while doing nothing good. Spaniards were given the image of cruel and intolerant...
Black Hawk War- Alabama and Mississippi
- Abraham Lincoln
- Preventing white settlers from moving in on Indian land
Assimilation- Sue in court
- Romanized their language to make it their language using our alphabet
A religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that sought to “purify” the Church of England of remnants of the Roman Catholic “popery” that the Puritans claimed had been retained after the religious settlement reached early in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Puritansbecame...
Spain’s empire in North America
French colonization of Canada
English settlement of New England, the Mid-Atlantic region, and the South
From servitude to slavery in the Chesapeake region
Religious diversity in the American colonies
Resistance to colonial authority: Bacon’s Rebellion, the...
He was known to be harsh
The Most Interesting Man in the World
He is a scrappy looking guy
He is famous for Jamestown
He saves them
From being like the lost colony of Roanoke
Was made for gold and commerce
Had to go here because other lands were colonized by Spain and France
sponsored a settlement on Roanoke Island, which is now known as North Carolina. By 1590 the colonists disappeared after three years elapsed without supplies from England during the Anglo-Spanish War, and so it became known as The Lost Colony.
(2) Define John Cabot’s and England’s claim to North America and...
AP U.S. History
Unit I: Key Terms and Concepts
1. "Pilgrims" or Separatists
Separatists were those who wanted to be completely separated from the Church of England. They believed that it had become corrupt beyond repair and simply wanted to start over in a new land. They believed...