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 starter activity. Would a government really ban Avatar? Read the statements your teacher gives and decide if they are true or false.  Explain why the government might ban some of these things?.  Key words: Puritan prohibit repeal. Why was Christmas banned?.  Learning objectives.

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starter activity

Would a government really ban Avatar? Read the statements your teacher gives and decide if they are true or false. Explain why the government might ban some of these things?

why was christmas banned

Key words: Puritan prohibit repeal

Why was Christmas banned?

 Learning objectives

TBAT explain who the Puritans were and why laws became so strict under their rule

your task
 Your task
  • Your teacher will give you a picture of a typical puritan. Annotate the picture with the characteristics of a typical puritan. Use Wilkes p.54 or Dawson, p.76
characteristics of a puritan
Characteristics of a Puritan

Bible used as a guide to life

Appearance – simple, plain clothes

Food – simple

Sunday – ‘Lord’s Day’, keep it holy; no games

Behaviour – laws against drunkenness & swearing; adultery punishable by death

Free time – bear-baiting, horse-racing & cock fighting suppressed; alehouses & theatres closed; gambling banned; May Day & festivals banned

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Devise an acronym to help remember key characteristics of Puritanism.

  • Write a ‘Tweet’ to sum up what Puritanism stood for in no more than 140 characters
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 Your task

Read Wilkes p.56 or Dawson p.76 and note down why the Puritans didn’t like Christmas.

Assess how successful the laws were banning Christmas

Read on and list the reasons why the laws were eventually repealed.

puritans christmas
Puritans & Christmas

Christmas Day abolished 1652

Christmas was not a true Christian tradition – originally pagan festival

Churches closed

BUT … carol singing & private feasting continued, shops closed for Christmas holidays

laws repealed
Laws repealed
  • 1658 – Cromwell died
  • 1660- Charles II restored to the throne – old Puritan laws scrapped by fun-loving King

Cromwell’s head was mummified and displayed outside Parliament

examples of laws
Examples of laws

Read Wilkes, p.54-7 or Dawson, p.76-77 and complete a table similar to the one below:

extension task
 Extension task
  • Produce a factoid (1 side a4) on Oliver Cromwell. Include details on his early life, the Civil War, his role as Protector and his death. Find out how his skull ended up in a Cambridge University College.
homework
 Homework
  • Produce a piece of Puritan merchandise, e.g. tea towel, T-shirt, poster listing some of the activities banned by Puritans and briefly explaining the reasons why they are banned.

Iphone case

T-Shirt

Mouse mat

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Key words: Puritan prohibit repeal

Why was Christmas banned?

 Learning objectives

TBAT explain who the Puritans were and why laws became so strict under their rule

 Plenary