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Puritans

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  • 1. Some of America’s Earliest European Settlers
  • 2.
    • What do you know about the early Protestant church?
    • Puritans grew discontent with the church of England, and decided to separate, thus becoming known as Separatists.
    • They came to America in 1620.
  • 3.
    • Omnipotence, Omniscience, and Absolute Sovereignty of God.
    • Human beings exist for the glory of God.
    • The Bible is the final word of God.
    • People have been inherently sinful since the fall of Adam and Eve.
  • 4.
    • People are predestined for heaven or hell.
      • “ Signs of Grace”
    • Holy calling in life. Be the best at what you are.
    • Priesthood of all beleivers
  • 5.
    • A government of Theocracy
    • Stay separate, stay pure.
    • The woman’s job is her family
    • Neighborhood accountability
    • The forest is the devil’s playground
    • Written work was simple, never lavish, and had purpose.
  • 6.
    • Anne Bradstreet
  • 7.
    • Bradstreet came to America with her husband in 1630 (she was only 18-years-old)
    • Though it was considered very unladylike for women to write, Bradstreet found time while raising eight children to pen her most personal thoughts into beautiful verse.
    • With the best intentions, her brother-in-law stole her poems to have them published.
    • She became the first published American author, and she was a woman!!!
  • 8.
    • Her poetry was an autobiographical collection of her joys, struggles, and tragedies.
    • She was very real in face of persecution.

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