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  • JOHN WINTHROP •Puritan leader •Said everyone y must work together for success
  • MAYFLOWER VOYAGE DISSENTERS – theyy disagreed with England’s official church ffi i l h h SEPARATISITS – also disagreed, disagreed they were persecuted and mistreated by King James
  • Escaped to Holland, a country known for its tolerance 88.JPG views/770/13958 Later leave om/discover/prev Holland for America http://w
  • Since they traveled for y religious freedom, they were called PILGRIMS rd/PilgrimsLanding1.jpg http://www.g
  • MAYFLOWER COMPACT •Agreement signed by pilgrims pact_Bradford.jpg •Established the sgiving/Mayflower_Comp p practice of self- government and majority rule j it l http://davidsonp
  • p PLYMOUTH Massachusetts , Near Cape Cod, http://www m/contact.html
  • Time” Almost half died duringg needs-3-325.jpg first winter – “The Starving
  • Native Americans saved them as they shared with them hints for living from the land
  • First Thanksgiving g g
  • PURITANS People that wanted to p reform or “purify” the Church of E l d Ch h f England
  • GREAT MIGRATION Puritans founded the city y of Boston
  • Between 1630 and 1640 more than 20,000 settlers crossed the Atlantic Ocean
  • CONGREGATIONS A group of p p who g p people belong to the same church
  • 3 Core Puritan Values 1) Hard Work )
  • 3 Core Puritan Values 2) Education )
  • 3 Core Puritan Values 3) Representative ) p Government
  • ROGER WILLIAMS Wanted f W t d four major changes 1) Colonists had no right to take Natives’ ww.americanvision land http://ww
  • No one should be forced to attend church No imposing religious beliefs b li f
  • Separation of church and p state
  • Roger Williams was g banished for his ideas Left and started Rhode Island I l d p:// http
  • ANNE HUTCHINSON •Questioned church leaders and also fled •She left for S e et o New Hampshire H hi
  • FUNDAMENTAL ORDERS OF CONNECTICUT •Conservatives moved t d to Connecticut •Wrote laws Wrote that expanded voting rights ti i ht
  • QUAKERS Women are viewed as equal in the church
  • blyOfQuakers.jpg humb/d/d0/400px-Assemb om/main/content/wp/en/th Quakers thought Puritan ministers were obstacles i i t b t l to the direct experience of God
  • TRAITS OF NEW ENGLAND SETTLERS: •Highly skilled and g y educated •Middle level of society •Most were very religious
  • MAJOR QUESTION Should each colony have y one, dominant, or “ t bli h d” church th t “established” h h that is funded by taxpayers? y p y