Flashcards in Chapter 4 Deck (15)
How did someone become a member of a church in the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
Those wishing to join had to convince ministers and church members that they had experienced a genuine spiritual rebirth or "conversion"
The Puritans of Massachusetts Bay believed that the best way to reform the Church of England was to ________.
remain in the Church and reform it from the inside
One reason Roger Williams was deported from the Massachusetts colony was he:
said the land occupied by the colonists belonged to the Indians.
Under the Dominion of New England King James the II:
abolished all northern colonial assemblies
Immigration was the most important factor accounting for New England's colonial population growth.
The financial success of the French empire in North America depended upon the ________.
The document in which the Pilgrims established a civil government for their Plymouth colony has become known as the ________.
Which of the following colonies is not properly matched with its founder?
Life expectancy in New England was higher than in England and in the rest of British North America.
The lives of Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson provide strong evidence that ________.
Massachusetts Bay faced difficulties in creating the perfect society in America
Anne Hutchinson's teaching threatened to undermine the spiritual authority of the established clergy because she:
started explaining church sermons to gatherings of her neighbors, and elaborating ideas of her own
Both the Pequot War and King Philip's War ended disastrously for the Indians.
The founders of this colony drew Puritan settlers from surrounding colonies by guaranteeing land, religious freedom, and a representative government, in exchange for an small annual fee for the use of the land.
The distinguishing feature of the Puritan's theological beliefs was:
the idea of divine sovereignty known as predestination