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    The Puritans

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    The puritans came to the Americas in search of religious freedom but‚ in their hypocrocy‚ had no tolerance for the beliefs of others. As was the case of Thomas Morton who was a devout atheist. This was Morton’s only crime‚ a different religious belief‚ which lead the puritans to show their true colors‚ that they were just as intolerant as those who persecuted them in England. Bradford’s account of this injustice has very little evidence against Morton. In his journal‚ Bradford accusses Morton

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    Puritans

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    When asked to describe the lives of Puritan women‚ many have the tendency to compare them to Pilgrims and the lives they lived. Many describe them as oppressed‚ depressed‚ and discouraged‚ expected to live lives under strict rules and regulations of the government and the church. Yet‚ Puritan women’s lives were somewhat of the opposite. Yes‚ they were required to live according to the laws of the government and church‚ but they were also offered the concept of free agency. They were allowed to dress

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    Puritans

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    Role of Women and Children Women did not play a leading role in Puritan society‚ yet they were more supportive in the home; Puritan society did not value them as equal to men. However‚ throughout time the privileges and expectations of women have changed drastically. Some of these improvements are based on the geography of the culture. Societies have grown and changed at varied rates throughout history. Women were expected to marry and raise a family. It was not always their choice as to who they

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    Puritans

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    Puritans started to arrive in the New England area during the 1600’s. They specifically settles in the areas around Boston. Unlike other people coming to settle in New England‚ the Puritans came to create a more pure and Christian based society; they did not come for economic purposes. The Puritans wanted a theocratic society‚ or a government run by religious beliefs. By creating their Christian based society in this way‚ their ideas and values of the political‚ economic‚ and social developments

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    Puritan Inheritance

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    Today‚ people describe the Puritans with their biased point of view. It is not unfathomable why people do not like the Puritans. The Puritans’ society and today’s society are very different. Puritan society was very restrained; people could only believe in God and the Bible was the law. Unlike Puritan society‚ today’s society does not restrain religion. Even though Puritans had bad influences on today’s society‚ Puritans played a pivotal role in constructing the USA. If you look around more carefully

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    Puritan Beliefs

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    Puritan Beliefs Although we believe that “our little superstitious rituals and propiations” don’t affect us the Puritans believed that they affected “our daily lives” (Benét). Stephen Benét continues to tell the reader about Puritan superstitions. Many of those described‚ many people are not aware of. The Puritans were a God fearing people who believed‚ and lived their lives‚ according to the Bible. In fact‚ many members were often punished for going slightly‚ or largely‚ out of the rules or

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    Puritan aspects

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    The scarlet letter The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne expresses the aspects of relationships‚ religion‚ community‚ discipline and punishment in the puritan community of 17th century Boston. Relationships between men and women were very constrained and that is what made adultery such a bad sin in the eyes of everyone in the community. Religion seemed to govern over all‚ people would look up to reverends and the community believed that fate was their destiny. Public discipline and punishment

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    Puritan Prophet

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    Peter Kaplon History 204 09/20/10 Book Review Puritan Prophet The book Anne Hutchinson: Puritan Prophet‚ by Timothy D. Hall‚ tells the story of a strong-willed woman whose faith and intellect brought her about to play a major role in early New England Puritan life. Hall tries to answer many questions surrounding Hutchinson throughout the book to try and bring clarity to a powerful historic event. The main question concerning Hall‚ in this book‚ is “what should we make of this remarkable

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    Puritan Rewards

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    motivated to avoid certain consequences or dangers. Puritan writers wrote most often in plain style or sermons during the early 15th century until the Revolutionary Period. Humanist writers‚ including Patrick Henry and Thomas Paine‚ changed the Puritans’ writing style to a new‚ unconcealed‚ and religiously based text during the late 16th century. People of this generation realistically motivate themselves with regards to the rewards that follow like the Puritans thought; however‚ people might be more motivated

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    The Puritans and Sex

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    The Puritans and Sex In the passage “Puritans and Sex” Edmund S. Morgan discusses the puritans in an unusual way‚ instead of just explaining all the laws and beliefs the Puritans were expected to follow‚ Morgan also tells the readers the way the Puritans disobeyed and rejected their government. In 1630 John Winthrop lead and settled a small group of Puritans in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Puritans lived a very religious‚ strict‚ and high expected life. As Edmund S. Morgan states “They would

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