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What was the most influential religious movement in colonial America?

New England Puritanism

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What did the Puritans believe in regards to the Anglican Church?

-They agreed wholeheartedly with the Anglican Creed
-believed the Anglican Church must be purified
-felt the old ceremonies and practices were too much like the Roman Catholic Church

2

What did Separatists believe?

Believed the whole Church of England was corrupt and that true Christians must separate from it.

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What doctrinally sound group wanted to keep the old ceremonies of the Church of England?

Low-Church Anglicans

4

What group believed that traditions of the Church of England were divinely ordained?

High-Church Anglicans

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What group became known as the Congregationalists?

Puritans

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Under the Congregationalists system, what was the doctrine regarding membership- baptized the children of church members-converted/unconverted?

Half-Way Covenant

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What polity was a rule by bishops who appointed lower officials?

Episcopal Polity

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What polity was a rule by elders elected from amount the people who in turn elect their higher officials?

Presbyterian Polity

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What polity was complete political independence of each church?

Congregational Polity

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List important fact about the Salim Witch Trials from your book.

-resulted form claims by several young girls that witches were afflicting them
-only those who maintained innocence were executed
-at least 22 people died

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What was the first non-Anglican religious group to settle in America?

The Pilgrim of Plymouth

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What allowed the baptism of the children of unconverted parent?

Half-Way Covenant

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Who was an Anglican promoter of missions?

Thomas Bray

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Who helped to found William and Mary College?

James Blair

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Who practiced baptism by immersion of professing believers only?

Baptists a.k.a Dunkers

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Who was the founder of the Quakers?

George Fox

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What group believed in guidance by an "Inner Light"?

Quakers

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The Congregationalists and the Baptists had different beliefs about what issue?

Baptism

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Where did most America Lutherans come from?

Germany

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Who was the Father of American Lutheranism?

Henry Mühlenburg

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Where did the Huguenots come from?

France

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What was the largest Anabaptist group in America?

Mennonites

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What www the most important Pietist group in America?

Morravians

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Which group rejected modern ways and desired little contact with outsiders?

Anna Baptists

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Who was a minister to the Algonquin Indians?

John Elliot

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Who was the missionary to the Indians who wrote an inspirational journal?

David Brainerd