Puritan Effects

TOPIC: In what ways did the ideas and values held by the Puritans influence the political, economic and social development in the New England colonies from 1630-1660? 6) Puritans had a strong influence of their ideas and values during 1630-1660 in the New England colonies. They had political, economical, and social influence throughout their religious values. 7) Documents A-J a. Document A. b.

John Winthrop wrote that they should work together and help each other out so that god will help them and guide them to the right path, just as the Puritans believed that everyone should believe in god and so they had school to teach children about god and the Bible. c. Puritans were a religious based group that wanted everyone to follow their religion, Christian. a. Document B. b. The Puritans built school to teach their kids about the Bible and religion, as showed in the picture, they have a school in that town. c. They built a school in every town with fifty or more farms in it. a. Document C. b.

The church was like the government and it had the laws, as in the this document, the colonies agreed to follow the religious rules of the church. c. The Puritans were really strict and did not tolerate any badmouthing to their religion. a. Document D. b. As in this document, the people praised god after a victory because the church taught them that. c. The church referenced that god helped them throughout their wars and battles and the colonist were not to speak ill of their religion or god. a. Document E. b. The Puritans wanted their ministers to be educated and therefore, as stated in the document, the first college was built, Harvard. . Puritans tried to stress religion as much as they could, they even tried to teach it to those in school. a. Document F. b. Puritans did not like the idea of religious freedom, but the Roger Williams is pleading to be free of religion in this document. c. Puritans believed that religion is the main idea of life and they did not believe in religious tolerance. a. Document G. b. Nathaniel Ward has the same belief as the Puritans when he says that if someone allows religious tolerance, either he is doubtful of his own or is not sincere in it. c.

Puritans did not want people to have the idea of religious tolerance and they believed in having one strong religion, Christian. a. Document H. b. Puritans teach all people of god and religion so that they will grow up and run their country/colony in a religious manner, just as John Cotton says, all men should be taught of religion before they are given power because they will stir the wrong path without the knowledge of religion and god c. Puritans believed in a strong government combined with the church and the leaders to be educated with the teachings of the Bible. . Document I. b.. c.. a. Document J. b. John Higginson writes that New England is a primary colony for religion, not trade. Just as the Puritans wanted it to be, a religion based colony with a religious society. c. Puritans based everything on religion, society, economics, and politics. 8) a. Political: church and religion b. Economic: trade and religious purpose c. Social: Schools and education with religion 9) Puritans had a strong influence of their ideas and values during 1630-1660 in the New England colonies. They upheld strong value, religion being one of them.

They were a religious group and valued religion more than anything else. Throughout religion, they had influence in political, economical, and social developments. 10) a. Puritans had a strong influence in political development through their religious ideas because the church and the government were not separate. b. Puritans, with religious values at hand, had a major influence on the …….. c. With religion in mind, Puritans had a major impact on social development because they built schools to inform the kids about the religion and study the Bible.