History 1700-003: American CivilizationMidterm Exam Short Answer Study GuideThe short answer terms (10) will be selected from the following list of terms. PuritanismName given in the 16thcentury to the more extreme protestants within the church of England who taught the English reformation had not gone far enough in reforming the doctrines and structure of the church. They wanted to purify their national church by eliminating any doctrine that resembled to the Catholic church’s beliefs. Founded Massachusetts.Bleeding KansasIt was a series of violent political confrontations in the United States involving the anti slavery and pro slavery between the 1854-1861. These happened in the Kansas border as an attempt to make the new state of Kansas a anti slavery state or a southern slave state. Congress allowed every Kansas citizen to vote so they could decide the fate of its own state. Upon this dispute the North and the South became more divided than ever and lead up to the civil war.