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Group of Protestants who wanted to "purify" the Church of England
Leader of Puritans on Mayflower in 1620
Who wrote "Plymouth Plantation" about the Mayflower trip experiences and how difficult it was
Harvard, first printing press and free public schools
Idea that God has already decided, before birth, whether someone would go to heaven or to hell
Puritans believed that ___________ brought them closer to God
Another name for Puritans
Pilgrims - emigration from England was a "spiritual journey"
Who were political leaders among the Puritans?
church elders = problem because they had all the power
How did Puritans justify when they needed something from Native Americans?
They used Bible verses as justification.
Example: Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
What kinds of writing did Puritans complete?
Diaries and journals in plain style with few figures of speech or metaphors
1590-1657 wrote "Of Plymouth Plantation"
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