Presentation on theme: "Massachusetts Bay Colony"— Presentation transcript:
1Massachusetts Bay Colony EQ: What was the main motive behind the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
2Key Vocabulary_______________: a person who desired to change and “purify” the Church of England._______________: The first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony._______________: the migration of English Puritans to America.
3Massachusetts Bay Settled 1628 – a group of Puritans formed the joint stock company called the _____________________________________New England Company later changed its name to _____________________________1630 – _______________________Within a years time more than ____________ Puritans came to Massachusetts
4John Winthrop Leads the Colony Puritans hoped to build a model community to show how much better the world would be if people lived by Puritan beliefs_________________________________Puritans were well-equipped and knew what they were doing
5Settlements SpreadBetween 1630 – 1643 more than 20,000 people went to MassachusettsEstablished Massachusetts towns of _____________________________In 1691 the _________________ and the settlements in ____________________ united to form one large colony, which was called ____________________________
6False Modern Views on Puritans “Puritan” has come to mean ___________________________________A religious snob_____________________Salvation by faith plus works
7Puritan BeliefsThe Bible is the true law of God that provided guidelines for church government, and lifeEmphasized the preaching of the ___________Emphasized ________________________________________________________________________Stressed __________________________________________________________________Emphasized teaching their children __________