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THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES. MAYFLOWER PAINTING Pilgrims sail in 1620.

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1 THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES

2 MAYFLOWER PAINTING Pilgrims sail in 1620

3 MAYFLOWER MODEL RECREATION

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5 PILGRIMS LAND IN WINTER Plymouth Colony

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7 Signing the MAYFLOWER COMPACT

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9 In the name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread Sovereign Lord King James, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, etc. Having undertaken, for the Glory of God and advancement of the Christian Faith and Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the First Colony in the Northern Parts of Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, Covenant and Combine ourselves together into a Civil Body Politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the Colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience. In witness whereof we have hereunder subscribed our names at Cape Cod, the 11th of November, in the year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord King James, of England, France and Ireland the eighteenth, and of Scotland the fifty-fourth. Anno Domini 1620.

10 Early Governing Document in America Pilgrims Enter into a COMPACT (Mayflower) Commonwealth – working together for the common good All agree to follow the rules – maintain order in the colony Religion heavy rhetoric Sets a PRECEDENT for American Gov’t

11 PILGRIM LEADER WILLIAM BRADFORD AND THE NARRAGANSSET NATIVES

12 SQUANTO STATUE

13 THE FIRST THANKSGIVING?

14 PURITANS GETTING OFF THE BOAT Massachusetts Bay Colony

15 PURITAN LEADER JOHN WINTHROP

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17 ORIGINAL COLONIES MAP

18 PURITAN PRAYER

19 COLONIAL CHILDREN

20 PURITAN LIFE Wanted to create a “City on a Hill” –Model for the world Very Strict, Religious – NOT TOLERANT of other religions Harsh Laws rooted in Religion Work hard on Earth, so receive reward of Heaven

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23 SALEM WITCH TRIAL

24 FEAR OF DEVIL POSSESSION

25 WITCH HANGING

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27 WITCH HANGINGS

28 GRAVE STONE OF SARAH GOOD HANGED AS A WITCH IN SALEM

29 COLINIAL POPULATIONS


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