Which colony was strongly influence by the Puritan religion?
What did the Puritans want to change about the Church of England?
The Puritans wanted the Church of England to become pure by getting rid of Catholic practices. The Puritan wanted to “purify” the Church of England of its remaining Catholic influence and rituals and to return to the simple faith of the New Testament.
What were the three values of the Puritans?
Finally, many Americans have adopted the Puritan ethics of honesty, responsibility, hard work, and self-control. Puritans played an important role in American history, but they no longer influenced American society after the seventeenth century.
What are the values of Puritans?
Basic Tenets of Puritanism
- Judgmental God (rewards good/punishes evil)
- Predestination/Election (salvation or damnation was predetermined by God)
- Original Sin (humans are innately sinful, tainted by the sins of Adam & Eve; good can be accomplished only through hard work & self-discipline)
- God’s Grace.
What made the separatists different from the Puritans?
What is the difference between Puritans and Separatists? Puritans remained in the Church of England (Anglican Church) and wanted to purify it of alleged Roman Catholic elements; Separatists wanted to be totally independent of the Church of England and all other churches so they could worship as they saw fit.
What did the Puritans do to the natives?
Puritans put their faith over anything while the Native Americans used actions like rituals and dancing. The Puritans believed in buying and selling land, but the Indians thought that selling the land people walk on was a cruel act.
What was the biggest reason the Puritans wished to leave England the church there?
In 1630 another group left England in search of religious freedom. This group was Page 2 called the Puritans. The Puritans wanted to leave the Church of England to become pure by getting rid of Catholic practices.
What were the main Puritan criticisms of the Church of England?
The Puritans thought that the Church of England had not done enough to purify itself of Catholic influences. Two specific disagreements were over church hierarchy and the nature of the worship service. The Puritans did not believe in a church hierarchy with bishops and archbishops and such.
Why was there a conflict between the Puritans and Presbyterians?
Presbyterians also had strong feelings on religion. They disapproved of other Puritan groups such as the Anabaptists, Quakers and Congregationalists and wanted them suppressed. The Independents argued for a policy of religious toleration. Some Independents also wanted to bring an end to the monarchy.
How did the Puritans treat other religious groups?
As more and more Puritan settlers moved into their land, the Pequots got angry and resisted. preached that it was wrong to practice any religion other than Puritanism. Those who did would be helping the devil. They believed they followed the only true religion so everyone should be forced to worship as they did.