#7 New England Colonies
 How did New England get its name?   Captain John Smith explored the north coast and called the region New England

The Pilgrims:     AKA "Separatists" settled in Massachusetts

   Scrooby, England congregation led by Pastor John Robinson
Persecuted in England the Separatists fled to Leiden Holland.

 3 reasons why the Scrooby congregation left Holland.

    1.  Dutch forced children to work long hours

    2.  Concern for the children's spiritual health

    3.  Their children were starting to speak Dutch.

  In  1620 William Bradford led the Pilgrims to America with two groups on the Mayflower; Separatists and Strangers

      Landed at Plymouth in a region called New England    (To far north)

How would they be governed? they wrote out a contract called the Mayflower Compact                                                              

Watch America the Story of Us Plymouth up to Paul Revere 14min video

      Mayflower Compact set an important precedent 
    (example) of representative government.


     Difficult first year.  Cold winter, inadequate food and shelter, plagues of illness. 1/2 died that first winter.  

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 Identify our Pilgrim Fathers  -

John Carver-  1st governor

William Bradford- 2nd governor and wrote 
History of Plymouth Plantation

Miles Standish - leader of the Pilgrims military defense
  The Pilgrims/Puritans believed they had, from God, 

1.  an "errand in the wilderness".

 2.  Tried to establish a "city upon a hill" (example)

 3. hard work and self government made
    Plymouth successful

Puritans Settle in Massachusetts Bay Colony

What came to Massachusetts in 1630?  an impressive fleet of 17 ships and 1000 settlers (Puritans)

Important Puritan political principles.

    1.  Government should be limited by the
            consent of the governed.

    2.  Citizens should participate in government by
            choosing their leaders.

    3.  Government should protect private property.
                                                                                                                                                             Watch Puritan Dilemma 7 min video 

Puritan Heritage 

    1.  Puritan work ethic 
                 it's God's will for people to work

    2.  "Yankees"  - ingenuity hard working thrifty

    3.  Brutality- Pequot War Puritans showed they
                         could be as brutal as the Indians.

Watch Pequot war 11min video
Thomas Hooker  founder of
                 Connecticut 1635

Roger Williams  founder of Rhode
                    Island in 1636

as a haven of  religious freedom.

Anne Hutchinson

                                                Watch Judging a Witch 3 min video


Who was Anne Hutchinson?  p 27 mother of 15 who led some astray with her antinomianism teaching.

Group Work

1.  Break up into groups of 5 and choose someone to write down the discussion answers. 2. Read the section about Anne Hutchinson in the book.  3.  Discuss and write down the answers to these questions:  What is wrong with Antinomanism?  What other teaching did she propose? Why was she unresponsive to counseling? Did she need to be banished?

New Hampshire:

early settlements were founded by the followers of Anne Hutchinson and the Antinomianists

Antinomianism: believed that outward obedience to the Scriptures was unnecessary to demonstrate an inward relationship to God.
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