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The Puritans

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Karla Mendoza

on 6 February 2013

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What distinguished their faith from others of their time period?. Who were the puritans?. Why did they cross the Atlantic ocean?. What were their goals?. Give several examples of typical puritan beliefs?. 2. The puritans believed the bible was God's true law and that it provided a plan for living. Puritans stripped away the traditional trappings and formalities of Christianity which had been slowly building throughout the previous 1500 years. Their was an attempt to "purify" the church and their own lives.

-Abigail Rojas
1.The puritans were a group of people who grew
discontent in the church of England & worked
towards religious, moral and societal reforms.

-Breanna 3. The Puritans crossed the Atlantic Ocean
and came to United States in order to practice
their religion without interference from the church of England.

- Dania Castillo 4. The primary goal was to "purify" the English church by removing all traces of roman catholism in doctrine and ceremony.
One of the early goals of puritan colonization are the best understood as utopian. The ide a was to build a more perfect society that could be a model that inspired the reformation of european societies.

- Karla Mendoza
The Puritans 5. The puritans believed that English reformation had not gone far enough, and that the church of England was still tolerating too many practices that were dissociated with the church of Rome.

- Dania Castillo In particular, how did Puritans feel
about Sabbath day?. 6. They believe that the Sabbath day was a Lord's
Day, were you dedicated that day to God.

- Flavio Cervantes What were the focal points of
puritan life?. 7. The focal points of the Puritan life was
religion. They didn't practice nothing but
christian religion.

- Flavio Cervantes What was the dominant motivating force
in Puritan society?. 8. The dominant motivation force was the God, and the idea of predestination.

-Kathya What sort of activities were & were not
acceptable to the puritans as recreations?. 9. They were dedicated to working hard & being faithful, they were not allowed to celebrate. They were required to read the bible which showed there religious discipline.

- Breanna How tolerant were the Puritans of those
who differed from their norms?. 10. Puritans were not very tolerant and would meet difference with strict disapproval and discipline.

- Kathya
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