Lecture 9/6/16 Notes
Lecture 9/6/16 Notes History 190
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Popular in United States to 1877
Popular in History
This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Marina Rodriguez on Sunday September 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to History 190 at Minnesota State University - Mankato taught by Melodie Andrews in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see United States to 1877 in History at Minnesota State University - Mankato.
Reviews for Lecture 9/6/16 Notes
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 09/11/16
History 190 Lecture 9/6/16 NEW ENGLAND CONTINUED... Important that everyone in the Puritan society conforms b/c they need to stay united in their mission. Holy Watching: keeping a very close eye on each other in the community. Whoever lived closest to the church and the meeting house had the highest status in the community. Only male members of the puritan church could be politicians. Material success was a sign of god’s “blessing” Puritans believed in “pre-destination” o Certain people go to heaven, and have already been chosen Everyone lived very close together o This made farming land outside of town Half-way covenant (1662): you can become a member of the church if your parents are members Partible Inheritance: land goes to sons, money and household goods go to daughters. It’s all divided equally among the children. Puritan society was a patriarchy Family is the building stone of the society Commonwealth: Families should be a mini reflection of the whole society, called “little commonwealth”. o Microcosm: mini version of a larger society Children were expected to start working as soon as they were able. o Childhood was very short o Children were born in sin Puritans saw Quakers as a threat o Despised them for preaching their own version of the gospel After England heard about all of the Quakers and “witches” being hung, the king revoked their charter and Massachusetts became a crown colony. PENNSYLVANIA William Penn- Son of an aristocrat who got a charter to America o Motivation = economical profit and religious o Belonged to a spiritual group- society of France, aka “Quakers” Called that because they “shook/quaked” in the presence of the lord QUAKERS: “Inner Light”- every human at birth was born with an inner light of godliness o to create a shining light, read the bible, go to church, stay pure o In the eyes of god, everyone is the same/equal Anyone can preach the gospel and serve the lord o Man, woman, or child o Equalitarian society o Proscilitizing: important to go out and preach to help others convert 2 Missionaries were called “public friends” o Got called by god to go off and preach the gospel Easier on their kids than Puritans, less authoritarian. William Penn, once establishing Philadelphia, went out to all natives, signed treaties, actually purchased land from them. Quakers are pacifists o Do not believe in war, will not fight o Made peace with natives so they wouldn’t engage in war or attacks on them Not many Quakers could go to America, so with all the land not being used, he rented it out or sold it to anyone who was a protestant o They were free to practice their version of the gospel Sent agents to ports to advertise Pennsylvania o Selling land for reasonable price o Experience religious freedom Pennsylvania was described as “Best poor man’s country” Became the colonies’ bread basket, and the most diverse colony Proprietary colony 3
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'