The calvinist doctrine that God has foreordained some people to be saved and some to be damned
In calvinist doctrine those who have been chosen by god for salvation.
a religious turn to god, thought by calvinists to involve an intense, identificable, personal experience with grace
in calvinism, thos ewho publicly proclaimed their experience of conversion and were expected to lead godly lives
in protestantism, the belief that saved individuals have a religious obligation to engage in worldly works.
departure from correct or officially defined belief
concerning resistance to or rebellion against the government
an organized civil government or social order united for a shared purpose
absolute or dictatorial rule
nonvilent action or opposition to authority often in accord with religious or moral beliefs
a place of refuge or security especially for the persecuted or unfortunate
concerning exclusive legal ownership as of colonies granted to individuals by the monarch
the granting of citizenship to foreigners or immigrants
laws designed to restrict personal behavior in accord with a strict code of morality
concerning diverse peoples or cultures, specifically those of non-anglo-saxon
The most fervent puritans believed that the church of england was corrupt because it did not restrict its memberhsip to visible saints who had experienced conversion.
The puritans all wanted to break away from the Church of England and establish a new "purified" church
The large, separist Plymouth Colony strongly influenced Puritan Massachussetts Bay.
Massachussetts Bay restricted the vote of elections to the General court to adult male members of the Congregtional Church
Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson were both banished for organizing political rebellions against the Massachusetts Bay Authorities
Rhode island was the most religiously and politically tolerant of the new england colonies
The Wampanoag people of New England initially befriended the English Colonists
Edmund Andro's autocratic Dominion of New England was overthrown in connection with the Glorious Revolution in England.
King philips war enabled New Englands Indians to recover their numbers and morale
New York became the most democratic and economically equal of the middle colonies
Dutch New Netherland was conquered in 1664 by Sweden. False it was captured in 1664 by england.
William Penn originally wanted his Pennsylvania colony to be settled exclusively by his fellow Quakers. False.. he founded pennsylvania as a refuge for quakers but all were welcome
Later non Quaker immigrants to Pennsylvania welcomes the peaceful relations with the Indians established by William Penn's policies.
The middle colonies broad, fertile river valleys enabled them to develop a richer agricultural economy than that of new England
The middle colonies were characterized by tightly knit, ethically homogeneous communities that shared a common sense of religious purpose