Jumpstart Pick up your spiral and folder, as well as a copy of the anticipation guide “Puritans and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut” Complete the “Before Notes” T/F section at the top of the anticipation guide Then read the Summary Questions on the anticipation guide so you know what information to listen for during the notes Get out a highlighter and something to write with Who were the Puritans? Wanted to reform (purify) the Church of England DID NOT want to separate Their mission was to create a model society committed to God Did not like church rituals Persecuted by the king, they decided to come to the Americas 1630 1,000 Puritans set off in 11 well-supplied ships (the first of about 20,000 total that would come) to the Massachusetts Bay Colony (NOT Plymouth) Were well-prepared and did not have a starving time Each town was made up of its own church congregation Commonwealth: a community in which people work together for the common good Governor = John Winthrop Town meeting = form of self-government Only males who were members of the church could vote or hold office Had to attend church…it was LAW! All children were educated so they could read the Bible Puritan “Rebel”- Thomas Hooker Thomas Hooker led his congregation out of Massachusetts due to strict Puritan laws (including limitations on voting) Founded Connecticut in 1637 Created the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut as the colony’s government What were the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut? First constitution in the Americas Unlike Massachusetts, voting was NOT limited to just church members Reduced the power of the governor Expanded representative government in the colonies by allowing more people to vote Puritan “Rebel”- Roger Williams Minister from Massachusetts who disagreed with strict laws Opposed forced church attendance He was found guilty of preaching new & dangerous opinions and was kicked out Founded Rhode Island the next year (1636) Puritan “Rebel”- Anne Hutchinson Intelligent, strong-willed woman Seen as threatening to male control of Massachusetts Also preached new & dangerous opinions, including the belief that a person could worship without the help of a church, minister, or bible Forced to leave Massachusetts, she moved to Rhode Island with Roger Williams Founding of Rhode Island Puritans wanted Roger Williams sent back to England to keep him from starting a competing colony Williams established political freedom in Rhode Island with universal male suffrage (all men could vote) Rhode Island became known as the “Sewer,” a dumping ground for religious dissenters (rebels) by Puritans ▪ More liberal (open to new ideas, less traditional) than any other colony! Population of the New England Colonies Wrap-Up • Answer the summary questions on the anticipation guide • Then fasten your notes and the anticipation guide into the brads of your folder PDSA 9/22 Compare your grade on the vocabulary quiz and DBQ to other classes. 1. How does the class average compare to the other classes? How does it compare to our PDSA goal? 2. How did you compare with the class average? Answer the following in your journal: 1. What worked for you this time to help you meet your goals? 2. What do you need to change to do better next time?