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2/8/11 William Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation & John Winthrop, A Modell of Christian Charity Early American Literature September 15, 2010
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2/8/11 Quiz: 1. According to William Bradford, what is the wickedest thing that happens in Plymouth colony during the early years of the settlement? 1. Describe one of the multiple reasons Bradford gives for why such wickedness would occur in a community of especially devoted Christians such as Plymouth? 1. What does Bradford dislike so much about Thomas Morton’s settlement at Merry-Mount? 1. According to John Winthrop, why has God established social divisions between the rich and poor?
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2/8/11 Puritanism: Social Context 1. Arises during a period of rapid commercialization in England due to rise of mercantile capitalism. 1. Puritans come from all walks of life (including some aristocrats) but most belong to the “middling sort” of small property holders: farmers, shopkeepers, and skilled artisans. 1.
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