Chapter Two: Colonizing America
Section Three: New England
A. The Pilgrims
a. A group of Puritans broke away from the ____...
C. Rhode Island
a. 1. Roger Williams
i. Left Massachusetts because he __________________ with some
beliefs of the Puritan ...
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Ch 2 sec 3 Student Notes

  1. 1. Chapter Two: Colonizing America Section Three: New England A. The Pilgrims a. A group of Puritans broke away from the __________________ Church to form new churches. b. These people were known as _____________________. c. When King James I tried to _______________ these people, they first fled to Holland. d. These Separatists that left England were the _________________. e. Life in Holland was also ________________ for the Pilgrims; they decided to leave for America. f. 1620 – The Pilgrims left for America aboard the “___________________”. g. They planned to go to __________________ but a storm blew them off course. h. They arrived at ____________________, in present day Massachusetts. i. The Pilgrims had a difficult first year at Plymouth, but were helped by a Native American man, ______________________. j. 1621 – The Pilgrims celebrated the ________________ with the Native Americans. k. This became the basis for the ________________________ holiday. B. The Puritans found Massachusetts a. Puritans found it increasingly ______________ to live in England. b. An economic ___________________ had caused many Puritans to lose jobs and money. c. John Winthrop and several other Puritans owned _______________ in the Massachusetts Bay Company, and had a charter to begin a new __________________ in America. d. 1629 – To help the Puritans in England, Winthrop transformed Massachusetts into a _______________ for Puritans in America. e. A huge number of ___________________ began arriving in America. f. By 1643, there were ___________________ people in New England. g. In the colony of Massachusetts, there was little __________________ between the church and the state. h. There were also _____________ laws and moral codes. i. Other religions were not _____________________.
  2. 2. C. Rhode Island a. 1. Roger Williams i. Left Massachusetts because he __________________ with some beliefs of the Puritan Church. ii. He traveled south and founded the town of __________________. b. 2. Anne Hutchison i. Puritan woman who __________________ some Puritan ministers. ii. She gained many followers and was ________________ from Massachusetts. iii. She and others who had been thrown out began new ________________. iv. 1644 – these new settlements (including Providence), combined and formed the colony of _______________ Island. v. Here, church and state would be _______________. vi. Other religions would be _________________. D. Connecticut a. 1636 – founded by Puritan Minister, Thomas ___________________. b. He and his congregation mainly wanted more ______________. c. They also had disagreements with the Puritan ______________ in Massachusetts. d. 1637 – adopted the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut – first ________________ constitution in America.

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