Wanted to purify the church oDay to day abided by values Thought they could

Wanted to purify the church oday to day abided by

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Wanted to purify the church o Day to day abided by values Thought they could prove salvation but working hard on their "calling" o Calvinists Followed john Calvin's beliefs Predestination God knows who is saved and dammed All-powerful Hates the sinfulness and depravity of man Come from? Southeast London East Anglian Cambridge Middle class, small property, shop owners, artists Motivation o Religion o Economics Persecution and tolerance o King Charles I – 1625 becomes king Marries french catholic princess Father King James 1604 Saw monarchy as subversive but tolerated religion o William Laud Bishop puritans arch enemy Forced Anglicans into orthodox ways Mutilated and branded many for recording their ideas o Wandering beggars Economic o English depression
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Harvest failures o Thought that God was punishing them Land and labor o Town meeting Elect local officials o Select men Those elected o Freeholds Complete ownership of land Wheat, rye, beans, Livestock Consumed or traded o Towns were packed and dense to protect from the outside o Took taxes to support the church o Relied heavily on children to help parent s Family life o Patriarchy Man heads house Wife submits to husband Children submit to father Servants submit to masters Women can't vote or hold public office o Christian marriage Importance of love and respect Protected by the law o Midwifery Female mutuality Men excluded Commerce o Fishing industry Catching and selling all over the world o Sugar and slaves 1640 great migration end when civil war starts back home 1680 half the ships that served came from New England o 17 th use and sell ships o 1674-1714 200 ships built o 1700 Boston had 17 shipyards Religious life o Covenant Entered into with God on arrival Believed they were God's chosen people o Cosmic struggle Satan, witches, sinners, etc. Natural and supernatural intertwined o Establishment Abandoned customs and institutions
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