The Puritans Primary Source Activity
Read Primary Source documents A and B. Complete the document worksheet that
follows by replacing all red
text with your own red font answers to the
questions for each document before reading the excerpt itself.
Re-save the document and add your name to the file. Submit as an assignment. The
use of direct quotes from the sources to justify your responses are mandatory but
should be very limited.
Document A: ‘City upon a Hill’ (Modified)
The only way to provide for our
is to do justly, to love mercy, and
to walk humbly with our God. We must be knit together in this work as one
man; we must take care of each other with brotherly affection.
We shall be united in the bond of peace, the Lord will be our God and
delight to dwell among us, so that we shall see much more of his wisdom,
power, goodness and truth.
We shall be as a City upon a Hill, the eyes of all people are upon us; so
that if we shall [behave badly] and cause God to withdraw his help from us,
we shall [invite] the mouths of enemies to speak evil of the ways of God,
and cause their prayers to be turned into curses upon us.
Therefore let us choose life, that we, and our [children], may live; by