Presentation on theme: "The Puritans. John Winthrop 1588-1649 English colonial administrator who was the first governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, serving seven terms between."— Presentation transcript:
John Winthrop English colonial administrator who was the first governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, serving seven terms between 1629 and 1649.
John Cotton, English-born American cleric who was vicar of Saint Botolph's Church in England until he was summoned to court for his Puritanism. He fled to Boston, Massachusetts, where he became a civil and religious leader.
Pequot War, 1637
Jonathan Edwards American theologian and philosopher whose original sermons and writings stimulated the Great Awakening, a period of renewed American interest in religion.