posted by eric .
the Puritan dilemma
Englishmen rejoiced when Henry VIII turned his back on the Pope because now they felt they would be free to join the Protestant Reformation and gain a purer church.
Puritan's believed that marriage came before God.
Puritan's were in a constant battle against what?
D) the Government
Puritan's believed that nations and people existed because of what?
A) Natural law as articulated by John Locke
B) A Covenant with the people of each nation
C) a Covenant with God
D) none of the above
Why did Winthrop believe he would suffer with the rest of England if God decended upon it?
A) He had been actively trying to undermine the Anglican Church.
B) He had been extremely critical of the Pope.
C) He had served briefly as a member of Parliment.
D) He had helped the government by serving as a justice of the peace.
How did Puritan's avoid the "evil" path?
B) reforming England
C) Leaving England
D) by attaining the status of a visible saint.
The Puritan Clergy was concerned about the infection of the younger generation by the contagious wickedness that surrounded them in London.
which of the following individuals were not nominated to be governor by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Company on October 29, 1629?
A) John Winthrop
B) Cotton Mather
C) John Humfrey
D) Sir Richard Saltonstall
After the first winter How many people died?
A) about 100
B) about 200
C) about 250
D) about 50
what was the main thing that help sustain the colony?
A) the Indians coming to their assistence
B) making a deal for assistence and food with the French located in Halifax
C) the British continuing to send supplies to the new colony
D) new immigrants
"To carry out the good intentions that had brought them into the wilderness, and to be role models for others" was known as what ?
A) the Puritan's "Special Commission"
B) the Puritan's "Special Covenant"
C) the Puritan's "Covenant of Grace"
D) the Puritan's "Special Mission"
what were the "grosser" forms of sin?
A) people of stole and fought
B) people who made love without a marriage contract
C) people who cursed their betters
D) all of the above
Liquor was NOT one of the good things that God had furnished his people with.
The members of the Massachusetts Bay Company were known as?
C) Visible Saints
D) Council of Elders
What was the only actual limitation the King placed on the Company's governmental authority over Massachusetts Bay Colony?
A) that it should make no laws repugnant to the laws of England
B) That they had levy taxes to be given to the Crown
C) that the General Court could only meet once every year
D) none of the above
the ratio of representatives to the population in New England was ______________ when compared to that of England to Parliment.
B) the same
D) they did not have representatives
Roger Williams was order to appear before the general court in November 1634 because had said England was anti-Christian.
Anne Hutchinson's First principle was "the person of the Holy Ghost dwelled in a justified person.
The main difference between Presbyterianism and Congregationalism was that Congregationalism included a large portion of English Puritans and Presbyterianism was predominantly centered in Holland.
One of the main ideas of Congregationalism was?
A) an opposition of Centralization
B) reliance of centralized body
C) the belief that the obedience to the law was the principle way to achieve salvation
D) to restore the lost rituals of the Catholic church.
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