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How were the puritan beliefs different from pilgrim beliefs?
The Puritans were a religious Protestant Christian group of pilgrims in the 1600s who fled the "over-tolerance" of the Netherlands to come to a land where they could freely impose a theocracy over their subjects. However, "pilgrim" is a term that just means a "religious person who travels in search of a special religious place" and there are numerous pilgrims in various religions whose beliefs differ quite profoundly with the Puritans as well as each other (such as Catholic pilgrims to Santiago...
Asked in Colonial America, Puritans
Puritans believes what was the best way to worship god?
religious belives influenced Puritan laws and government, also every person should have been able to read the bible ...
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Were all of the passengers of the Mayflower Pilgrims?
All of the passengers on the Mayflower were pilgrims, if you use the dictionary definition of: A person who embarks on a quest for something considered sacred; a person who makes a journey for religious purpose. However, not all of the Mayflower passengers who settled in Plymouth were Puritans. The Puritans settled farther up the coast in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, they don't really mean the same thing. The pilgrims of Plymouth consisted of people from...
What are the puritans and the Quakers?
The puritans and the Quakers were to religious groups that formed in the First Great Awakening. the groups may have lived in neighboring colonies, but the groups were completely different. The puritans were very strict about religion and their lifestyle. if you had different beliefs about religion than them, you were not a puritan anymore. however, the Quakers lived a little more freely. they took other peoples beliefs into consideration. but the puritans did not tolerate the Quaker's. they treated them cruelly. the...
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Who were the puritans and where did t who were the puritans and where did they first settle?
The Puritans were English Protestants who were unhappy with the Church of England. They believed it had strayed too far from the Bible and was too close to the Catholic church in its rich decoration and its belief that a person could have a relationship with God only through a church and a priest, not directly. They believed in plain and simple houses, clothing and churches, not the rich decorations of the time. They were persecuted by the Church and by King...
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What is being influenced by a body of water called?
culturally? or Physics? Is this a mass being influenced or a person? By influenced, do you mean changed or moved? ...
Asked in Colonial America, Wampanoags
Who is the person that was a wampanoag sachem who was among those who first met the pilgrims at Plymouth?
Massasoit was the Wampanoag sachem that met the Pilgrims along with Squanto ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Colonial America
Where do pilgrims visit?
A pilgrim is a person on a pilgrimage, that is, a spiritual quest of some sort. Usually, they are visiting some holy landmarks (ie Mecca in Islam, Jerusalem in Christianity and other religions, etc.). The pilgrims from colonial times were coming to the "New World" in a search of religious freedom, so they weren't visiting as much as they were settling somewhere where they wouldn't be persecuted for their beliefs. ...
Who kicked the puritans out of England?
The Puritans were of the belief that the Church of England was not a satisfactory reformation of the Catholic Church; they thought the changes did not go far enough. The Puritans were Congregationalists who were against a strong hierarchy as well as many of the sacraments and ceremonies of the Catholic and Anglican churches. They were theologically Calvinist and believed instead in predestination. While the Puritans began to realize they could not change religion in England, they instead sought other options and wanted to...