Some of America’s Earliest  European Settlers
<ul><li>What do you know about the early Protestant  church? </li></ul><ul><li>Puritans grew discontent with the church of...
<ul><li>Omnipotence, Omniscience, and Absolute Sovereignty of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Human beings exist for the glory of G...
<ul><li>People are predestined for heaven or hell. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Signs of Grace” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Holy cal...
<ul><li>A government of Theocracy </li></ul><ul><li>Stay separate, stay pure. </li></ul><ul><li>The woman’s job is her fam...
<ul><li>Anne Bradstreet </li></ul>
<ul><li>Bradstreet came to America with her husband in 1630 (she was only 18-years-old) </li></ul><ul><li>Though it was co...
<ul><li>Her poetry was an autobiographical collection of her joys, struggles, and tragedies. </li></ul><ul><li>She was ver...
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Puritans

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