Chapter 3 Settling the Northern Colonies 1619-1700. A Little Background. Henry VIII broke away from the Catholic Church in the 1530’s - made himself the head of the Church of England which stimulated Puritanism .
1st winter (1620-21) was harsh: of the 102 that came only 44 survived.
joiningin a covenant
“We shall be as a city upon
a hill, the eyes of the people
are upon us.”
Puritan belief: Make a covenant with God to follow His commands.
Bloodless take-over of English Government-James II was dethroned and the Dutch William III and his wife Mary were enthroned. Mary was daughter of James II .William and Mary dissolved the Dominion of New Englandand… relax royal grip on colonial trade
The “Holy Experiment”
Thomas Hooker established colony whose government was ruled by the
to Old England