• puritarism
    Puritanism: 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. Puritans became...
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  • Calvinism
    Calvinism – Dominant theological credo of the New England Puritans based on teachings of John Calvin. Predestination- in theology, is the doctrine that all events have been willed by God. John Calvin interpreted biblical predestination to mean that God willed eternal damnation for some people and salvation for...
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  • Hzey
    T F 10. Much of the impetus for Spanish exploration & pursuit of glory in the early 1500s came from Spain’s recent a. successful wars with England. b. national unification & expulsion of the Muslim Moors. c. voyages of discovery along the coast of Africa. d. conversion to Roman Catholicism. 11...
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  • Mary Rowlandson's Indian Captivity Account
    How did religion and religious thought play a role in colonization in the New World? -Spanish viewed Indian’s religion as inferior and not correct. This led to the Indians being treated like slaves and developed conflicts between the Indians and new immigrants. These conflicts would end up sapping Spain’s...
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  • The Enlightenment
    The Enlightenment Let us open a time capsule and explore the 17th and 18th century. Most will agree that a historical movement named itself prior to these centuries, The Enlightenment. Certain philosophers and writers, primarily in London and Paris, believed that they were more enlightened...
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  • Gulliver
    very beginning, we can say that during Jonathan Swift’s lifetime (from 1667 to 1745) England was a powerful and rich empire, though there were internal political problems arising now and then during the 17-18th centuries. To start with, during the Elizabethan period, the English fleet defeated the Spanish...
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  • Differences in American Colonies
    The Thirteen Colonies of America were all founded by England in the 17th century. However, the origins, beliefs, economies and governments of these colonies are as varied and diverse as America itself. The Northern Colonies of New England and the Southern Colonies were the most prolific of the New...
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  • Paper
    Copyright © 2009 by the Georgia Department of Educati on. All rights reserved Standard 1: Describe European settlement in North America during the 17th century This standard is designed to measure your knowledge of the colonization of North America. You will be asked questions about American colonies...
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  • Study Guide
    last attempt of the French nobility to resist the king by arms 9. Mercantilism -prevailing economic theory of European nations in 16th and 17th centuries. It rested on the premise that a nation’s power and wealth were determined by its supply of precious metal which were to be acquired by increasing...
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  • Apush history terms
    Historical Terms Chapters 3-5 Calvinism: Who or what: A Protestant religious movement (inspired by Martin Luther’s Protestant Reformation), Calvinists followed John Calvin and his text Institutes of the Christian Religion that taught of an all powerful God and of sinful, weak and wicked humans...
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  • The Crucible- Conflict & Resolution Essay
    focuses on the conflict and resolution that occurred during the Salem witch trials during 17th century Puritan New England. After a group of young girls are found dancing and chanting during the night in the middle of the woods, strange things begin to happen within the small town. Conflict arises when...
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  • Motivations to Settle in the American Colonies
    possibilities for religious, social, economic and political liberty, promoted by the colonies, had its risks. These risks seemed insignificant compared to the aspirations of a more hopeful and liberal life. Even though some colonies showed economic potential, they still used religious diversity as...
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  • YOLO
    where many other Hispanics live, and the same goes for other religious societies. This is also true for the period of colonization. Puritans lived in Puritan societies and Separatists lived in Separatist societies. Therefore, when England began to charter new colonies, different societies were formed...
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  • The Enlightenment
    The Enlightenment ?????Although the intellectual movement called "The Enlightenment" is usually associated with the 18th century, its roots in fact go back much further. But before we explore those roots, we need to define the term. This is one of those rare historical movements which in fact named...
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  • Comparison of Enlightenment Thinkers
    political philosopher who believed in royal absolutism. He thought the government was all-powerful and absolute, resulting from people being in constant conflict with each other, having difficult lives, and fearing a violent death. This mindset caused them to surrender their freedom to a ruler, Hobbes encouraged...
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  • AP US history: colonization
    Miriam Hibbard APUSH Mr. Baker 9/19/13 Exploration and settlement in the new world helped England succeed in the age of colonization. The New England colonies, consisting of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island were some of the most successful early colonies. Though they...
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  • John Milton
    Milton was writing at a time of religious and political flux in England. His poetry and prose reflect deep religious convictions, often reacting to contemporary circumstances, but it is not always easy to locate the writer in any obvious religious category. His views may be described as broadly Protestant...
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  • Study Guide
    discovery of parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is commonly held to have been the first European encounter with the mainland of North America since the Norse Vikings visits to Vinland in the eleventh century. The official position of the Canadian and United Kingdom governments...
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  • 16 Sg
    favorable balance of trade – sell abroad and buy nothing back (France should be self – sufficient). Republicanism – Republican government installed in England known as the Commonwealth under Oliver Cromwell. Theoretically, power rested in Parliament and a council of state. However, Cromwell ruled as a virtual...
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  • On the Bourgeois Revolution
    broke out for reasons. I specially analyzed the cause and effect of the revolution. Four factors were listed: the rise of capitalist economy, the conflict between the bourgeoisie and the feudal class, religion, the kings. And what the Bourgeois Revolution left for us were priceless. Key words: capitalist...
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