New England Way - New England Way A. Spread of Empire 17th...

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New England Way A. Spread of Empire 17 th century new England a new social order was set up New England= Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont Puritanism arose after late 16 th century in England. Not pleased with protestant reformation. a. Puritans Believed Anglican Church was too Catholic Against hierarchical set up of bishops, pope, ext Believed individual congregation should set up and elect church officials and church structure Puritans are part of Church of England. Separatists are Protestants, but not Anglican. Puritans followed the theory of John Calvin. Two groups of people, the damned and the elect. Nothing you could do on earth could change the will of god, but good life might show gods grace. Separatists removed themselves from the Puritan colony and started their own. 1620 and 1630s Charles I started a reformation within the Anglican Church towards Catholicism. Many immigrated. A city upon a hill was created trying to set an example for the rest of the
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Winship during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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