5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- established church
- Jonathan Edwards
- indentured servant
- "invisible" charges
- The Enlightenment
- a A philosophical movement which started in Europe in the 1700's and spread to the colonies. It emphasized reason and the scientific method. Writers of the enlightenment tended to focus on government, ethics, and science. Many members of the Enlightenment rejected traditional religious beliefs in favor of Deism, which holds that the world is run by natural laws without the direct intervention of God.
- b Charges that people put on another person that they didnt actually commit because they are mad at you
- c A migrant to British colonies in the Americas who paid for passage by agreeing to work for a set term ranging from four to seven years.
- d American theologian whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)
- e the church that is recognized as the official church of a nation
5 Multiple choice questions
- a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
- Journalist who questioned the policies of the governor of New York in the 1700's. He was jailed; he sued, and this court case was the basis for our freedom of speech and press. He was found not guilty.
- products used to make or repair ships
- Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of the "New Lights."
- population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths; does not reflect either emigrant or immigrant movements
5 True/False questions
gender ratio → a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
Half-Way Covenant → A Puritan church document; In 1662, the Halfway Covenant allowed partial membership rights to persons not yet converted into the Puritan church; It lessened the difference between the "elect" members of the church from the regular members; Women soon made up a larger portion of Puritan congregations.
Isaac Newton → English mathematician and physicist
township → a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
covenant theory → This theory made in the 17th and 18th centuries stated that god made a covenant or pact with "the elect" that when man fell, the elect would be saved.