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Part One-Puritan Study Guide-MSW

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					                                              Honors English 10
                                             Wetumpka High School
                                                Susan Shehane

Review – Unit Test – Part One: Puritan/Colonial Period
A.    Readings

    1.   Introduction
    2.   “Of Plymouth Rock” (William Bradford)
    3.   “The Interesting Life of Equiano” (Equiano)
    4.   Captivity and Restoration of Mary Rowlandson
    5.   Anne Bradstreet poems
    6.   Edward Taylor's “Huswifery”
    7.   Jonathan Edwards: “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

B       History
    7. Background to Puritan Period
    8. Reformation in Europe
    9. Persecution of Puritans
    10. Variety of immigrants to New World (Ice Age, explorers, Puritans, slave trade(
    11. John Calvin
    12. John Winthrop
    13. Puritan beliefs
    14. Premise of Winthrop's “city upon a hill” sermon (“A Model of Christianity”)
    15. Winthrop's belief system and intolerance
    16. William Bradford
    17. Mayflower Compact
    18. Quakers vs. Puritans
    19. Typology and the belief system of the Puritans (intepret readings and decisions)
    20. Jonathan Edwards and his impact upon the Great Awakening.
    21. Anne Hutcheson.
    22. Salem Witch Trials

C       Essay
    18. Compare and contrast the captivity experiences of Mary Rowlandson to Equiano.
    19. Compare and contrast the belief systems of Quakers and Puritans.
    20. Explain the quote from John Winthrop's sermon: “We shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of
        the world will be upon us.” Explain how this quote fits into the system of typology we studied.
        Also, explain how it fed into what became the “American Dream.”
    21. One of America’s greatest historical ironies is that the Puritans left Europe to seek religious freedom and
        to avoid persecution for their beliefs, yet founded a society whose strict rules led to intolerance. Explain.
        Use specific information to the extent possible.

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