any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York state
Occupied most of Geogia, Alabama, and Mississippi, were divided on whether to adopt White Man's customs or revolt.
Posed a serious threat to western settlers because, unlike the Eastern Indians from early colonial days, the Plains Indians possessed rifles and horses.
Key part of Spain's plan to colonize California. They used these to convert Native Americans to Christianity. Eventually, 20,000 Native Americans lived and worked in them.
He founded Rhode Island for separation of Church and State. He believed that the Puritans were too powerful and was ordered to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his religious beliefs.
English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)
This guaranteed religious freedom to almost all Protestants in England under the monarchy of William and Mary.
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation ought to be autonomous, a law unto itself controlled by neither bishops nor Presbyterian assemblies.
religious group who settled Pennsylvania; very tolerant and nonviolent
a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions
Minister of the Old North Church in Boston. In 1689 published a best-selling book on the subject, Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions, detailing an episode of supposed witchcraft.
Half Way Covenant
1662; Religious and social solution to the decline in church membership and political participation. Allowed the children of Baptized church members to have political rights, but still cant take communion. Increased participation in church affairs, dimmed shine of "City on a Hill"
Religious revival in the American colonies of the eighteenth century during which a number of new Protestant churches were established.
American theologian whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of the "New Lights."
Printer, author, inventor, diplomat, statesman, and Founding Father. One of the few Americans who was highly respected in Europe, primarily due to his discoveries in the field of electricity.
Revivalist ministers who emphasized emotive spirituality and encouraged missionary work among the natives, as well as founding many long-standing educational institutes, such as Princeton, Brown, and Dartmouth.
Orthodox clergymen who were deeply skeptical of the emotionalism and the antics of the Great Awakening.