9.5 New England Colonies

9.5 New England Colonies - Wednesday, September 05, 2007...

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Wednesday, September 05, 2007 Founding New England The Anglican church of England began to become successful through monarch Elizabeth I instead of the pope o Was translated to English instead of Latin o Protestantism was very similar to Catholicism o Beginning with Elizabeth and prospering under her successors James and Charles, more reform took place o Big arguments occurred between Protestants and Catholics Protestants argued that a true Christian was one who had a third spiritual transformation Based on the idea of purification: hence the name, Puritans o Puritans People who were very wealthy benefited the most Did not want to be a part of the queen’s church Elizabeth did not like this because if Puritans took control of the church, she would not have more power Elizabeth’s successor, Charles tried to expel them completely; was a major opponent of Puritanism There were two kinds of puritans Separatists (Pilgrims) o Thought Church of England was so corrupt, they wanted to separate from
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2008 for the course HIST 127 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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