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Who were a group of people that wanted to "purify" or remove all the things that they thought were bad from the Church of England?
Since the charter had failed to specify that the company headquarters had to remain in England, what could the Puritans do?
The Puritans could bring the charter with them to New England and establish a self-government in America.
What did the Indians call John and why?
They called him Single tongue because he was a truthful man.
What was the the name of the first colony that the religious group founded?
The Massachusetts Bay Colony that Plymouth would join and it would be simply called Massachusetts.
Why were some people unhappy in the colony?
Because there was religious freedom in Massachusetts for the Puritans but not for anyone else.
What is what the Puritans wished to be, Governor Winthrop's most famous words, and the Bible's words?
"a city upon a hill."
What did does Governor Winthrop's and the Bible's words and what the Puritans wished to be mean?
It means that the Puritans wanted to be an example to the world.
What were the Puritans the only people in the Massachusetts Colony with?
Religious and political freedom.
What did the Puritans believe that forcing people to go to their church would do?
Make them Christians.
What did the Puritans come to learn that the Pilgrims already knew?
When one man's freedom is taken away,everyone's freedom is threatened.
What were the the beliefs of the ethic?
Man is called to work, all work has a sense of nobility, and a Christian serves God best by working diligently and faithfully in his calling.
What were some of the minister's dangerous ideas?
He told his neighbors that it is wrong to punish people for not believing as they themselves believed.
What did the Puritans think that was right to do to the Indians since they weren't Christians?
Take their land.
What does the minister do after he learns of the Puritans' plans to send him back to England?
He escaped into the wilderness.
What did Williams name the land he bought from friendly Indians?
Roger Williams named it Providence.
What happened when the king approved the charter for the formation of the Rhode Island Colony?
The colony had a legal right to exist.
What did Roger Williams love, want, and knew?
He loved religious freedom, wanted everyone to be free to accept Christ by faith alone, and knew God's truth about spiritual matters can stand alone without being forced by a government.
What did the English explorer name the land given to him?
New Hampshire after where he lived in England.
Why did the Native Americans really ask the colonists to come?
The colonists' guns scared the Native Americans' enemies.
What were the ideas in the preacher's sermon?
That the people should control the government rather than the government ruling the people and said people should have the right to elect the officials who run the government.
What did Connecticut put the ideas, in the preacher's sermon, into?
The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, the document for their government.
What part of New York did the Dutch claim?
They claimed the land that is now the southern part of New York.
What part of New York did the French man explore?
They explored what is now the northern part of New York.
Who also claimed New York?
England because in 1497, John Cabot claimed all of North America for them.
Who did the king of England give New Jersey and New York or New Netherlands to?
His brother, the duke of York.
Who offered to sell New Jersey at low prices to the colonist and also offered any colonist freedom of religion?
The Duke's friends.
Who was a group that's beliefs seemed so strange to others that they were not even welcome in the new American colonies?
Quakers or Friends.
What were some of the Quakers' beliefs?
One person was not more important than another and they did not believe in any kind of fighting.
Since the Quakers believed that one person was not more important than another, what would they not do?
They wouldn't take of their hat for someone or bow to the king.
Whose father was an admirable in the British navy and received land from the king of England to repay a debt?
What could the king of England do when he gave William Penn land for Quakers?
He could easily repay a debt and rid England of troublesome Quakers.
Who did the colonists decide to elect?
Representatives, men chosen by the people to make decisions for them.
What were the passengers on the ship going to the new colony in America coming for?
Why was the first settlement in Maryland important?
It showed that American Catholics would be able to worship freely.
As time went on, what happened to Carolana?
The king divided the land into two parts, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Who started the first orphanage in America near Savannah?
George Whitefield, the great preacher of colonial America.
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