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Unformatted text preview: -New Englanders have monopoly on shipping-Yankees become primary slave traders Massachusetts Society General Characteristics-Classes are distributed Egalitarian (rough social equality) Morality-Puritans gave us our sense of morality-Puritans believed in lots of sex within marriage-Between 1630 and 1700, 1/3 of all children born were born 1 month after marriage-Puritans believed that marriage partner should be chosen not forced upon-Drank lots of beer-Being drunk is a sin-Gambling not allowed Family-Family is center of society-Mother’s responsibility to teach children-Reading Bible was necessity (Public Schools were owned Governance-Town meeting(not democracy)(men only)(landowner)(church member)...
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This note was uploaded on 08/16/2010 for the course HIS 2053 taught by Professor Kelly during the Spring '08 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.
- Spring '08