Chapter 3. Settling the Northern Colonies - Dan Herber Period 2 Ritter Chapter 3 Settling the Northern Colonies 1619-1700 I The Protestant Reformation

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Dan Herber Period 2 Ritter Chapter 3 Settling the Northern Colonies 1619-1700 I. The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism Calvinism was the dominate religion of the Puritans and many other groups in America Calvinists believed that God would reveal to them their heavenly destiny through conversion The Puritans in England grew upset with the slow progress of the reformation in England King James threatened the Puritans because he thought that they might rebel against him II. The Pilgrims End Their Pilgrimage at Plymouth The Puritans first landed in Plymouth Bay and were outside the jurisdiction of the Virginia Company so they had no right to the land The Mayflower Compact was a doctrine that stated that a government would be formed Their first winter, 1620-1621, took 68 of the settlers, leaving only 44 to survive William Bradford was a 30 time elected governor of the Pilgrims III. The Bay Colony Bible Commonwealth

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