This booklet discusses the reasons for Puritans' settlement in America, examines their way of life, and also highlights their relation with Native Americans.
1. Objective: To discuss the reasons for the Puritan’s settlement in America and to examine their way of life. Do Now: Which of the following freedoms would you give up if you had to choose one? Why? * Speech * Press * Religion * Trial by Jury
2. Roman Catholic Church Baptists Episcopalians Protestants Presbyterians Lutherans Church of England Separatists Puritans (Pilgrims) Puritans – a group of English Protestants that tried to simplify the Church of England in the 1600’s.
3. England persecuted everyone that refused to agree with the Church of England. Ex.) Puritans, Separatists, Catholics Persecute – to saw America as a place where they could worship Dissent – to
4. Video: Trouble in the Church of England 0:02:34 • The Puritans wanted to reform the Church of England. reform - to change - simpler forms of worship - do away with Catholic traditions, such as organ music and special clothes for priests.
5. • John Winthrop was the leader of the Puritans.
6. • In 1629, the Puritans were granted a charter to form the Massachusetts Bay
7. Relations With Native Americans: - Fighting increased as the Puritans settled on Native American land. A village militia muster in Massachusetts Bay Colony, circa 1637.
8. Hard Work: - The Puritans worked hard at farming, fishing & hunting to become - religion and education were very important. - dancing and games were disapproved of, and illegal on the
9. - The Puritans wanted Massachusetts to be a "City on the Hill". Video: Puritan Intolerance 0:02:26 • Witches were blamed as scapegoats for their problems, such as: - stress - smallpox - Native Americans - belief in the devil scapegoat - one that receives the blame for others.