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New England Colonies
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Plymouth Colony began with the voyage of the _______ and ended when the colony was combined with Massachusetts Bay.
Plymouth Colongy began with the voyage of the Mayflower and ended when the colony was combined with _________.
Plymouth Colongy existed for over how many years?
What was a governing document signed aboard the Mayflower?
What does covenant mean?
to give glory to God, advance the Christian faith, and honor their King.
Why do the signers say they are starting a new colony?
create fair laws and political offices
What did they decide to do?
Civil body politick
________ means a group organized to govern (a government)
meete and convenient for the generall good
________ means fitting and right for the good of the colony
_______ means signed
is to create fair laws and political offices for the good of the colony
What is the purpose of the Mayflower Compact?
believe that when people are gathered together, God wants them to create a peaceful and orderly government
What reasons do the writers give for forming a government with The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut?
Governors serve for only 2 years and must be approved by the church
Explain one of the laws stated in The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut?
The Mayflower Compact uses more vague and general language. It does not list any specific laws. The Fundamental Order of Connecticut list several laws.
What are some differences between the Mayflower Compact and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut?
Humble, simple churces rather than expensive ornate cathedrals. Their behavior should example the world.
What type of things did the New Englad Puritans value?
reading and Christianity
What did the New England colonists believe was the purpose of education?
they had fewer rights then men; a woman's place in society was as a wife and mother
What was life like for colonail women in New England?
church and state were not separate; many laws were created to keep people from sinning
What do Puritan laws and punishments reveal about how they viewed God and men?
they were banished from society
What happened to those who disagreed with orthodox Puritan beliefs?
They were just children and could have been easily influenced.
Why were the girls ages significant during the Salem Witch Trials?
they were all considered outsiders or disliked
What are some similarties between the first 3 people accused in the Salem Witch Trials?
How many people were accused?
those who confesssed and accused others
Who had a better chance of surviving The Salem Witch Trials?
How many people died during the Salem Witch Trials?
Rev. Samuel Parris, Sir William Phips, Samuel Sewall
Who were the leaders during The Salem Witch Trials?
Betty Parris, Abigail Williams, Anne Putman Jr.
Who were the affflicted girls during The Salem Witch Trials?
Tituba Indian, Sarah Good, Sarah Osbourne, Rev. George Burroughs, Rebecca Nurse
Who were the accused during The Salem Witch Trials?
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