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A protestant group that wanted to purify, or reform, the Anglican church. Thought Priests and Bishops had too much power.

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1 A protestant group that wanted to purify, or reform, the Anglican church. Thought Priests and Bishops had too much power.

2  One separatist group that left England to escape prosecution.

3  People who have left the country of their birth to live in another country.

4  Boat that left England with more than 100 men, women, and children.  Mayflower Compact : a legal contract in which they agreed to have fair laws to protect the general good.  The 1 st attempt to self-government in the English Colonies.

5 Learning from the Indians  Squanto: An Indian that lived in Europe and spoke English well.  Taught the Pilgrims to fertilize the soil with fish remains.  Pilgrims and Wampanoag became friends and got together for the first THANKSGIVING>

6  Women: wove, cooked, sewed clothing, made soap, butter.  Men: fixed tools worked in the field.  VALUES: taught their children to read, write.  Valued religion, family, community.

7  ENGLAND: not allowed to make contracts, sue, or own property.  IN AMERICA: Right to sign contracts, bring some cases before court, widows could own property.

8  England's economy suffered.  CHARLES 1 …raised Taxes.  Charles refused to let puritans to criticize church actions.

9  40,000 left England for (Colony) New England  Granted to start the Massachusetts Bay Charter  John Winthrop: Led the puritans to New England and was to build an Ideal Christian Community.  40,000 left England for (Colony) New England  Granted to start the Massachusetts Bay Charter  John Winthrop: Led the puritans to New England and was to build an Ideal Christian Community.

10  Founded Connecticut  He wrote the Fundamental orders of Connecticut  Father of Democracy

11  Colony of Rhode Island.  Believed in the separation of church and state 

12  Believed people’s relationship with GOD did not need guidance from ministers.  She was tried and kicked out the colony.  Founded the colony of Portsmouth, a part of Rhode Island.

13  Puritans brought large amonts of tools,livestock.

14  Terrible soil, no cash crops, Needed no slave labor because of this. Slaves were mostly in the south because of the cash crops and long growing seasons.

15  Traded furs, pickled beef, and pork.  Fishing was key off the coast of New England.  Whale fishing for oil lanterns.  Ship building was a big way of life for New Englanders.

16  Lived with their master craftsman and learned from him  Promised to work for him for a set number of years.  Received food and clothing  After time the apprentice would travel and become very skilled in his trade and would become a master craftsman.

17  children needed to know how to read so they could read the bible.  Court ordered a school be founded in every township of 50 families.  New England colonies had the best education.  Most children stopped their education after the elementary grades.

18  Harvard (Cambridge, Massachusetts)  William and Mary (Virginia)

19  Pilgrims wanted to separate from the church of England,  Puritans wanted to purify the church.


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