For the Puritan Period



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Gather background information of early America and Puritanism by participating in a webquest activity to better understand the times in which The Crucible, The Scarlet Letter, and other writings of the time period is set.
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 for the Puritan Period
Directions: Have your answer sheet beside you as you work on the questions below. Record all your answers on your sheet. You are restricted to the hyperlinks listed below. All necessary information will be found on the selected sites.

 


  1. First, watch this video and note the difference between the Puritans and Pilgrims.

http://www.history.com/topics/puritanism
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  1.  Go to my website and click on the Puritan/Colonial LiteratureTab. Find the article titled “Puritanism Beliefs and Values” and answer the question below.

What were some of the Puritan’s beliefs and values? List three of each.
Puritan Values:

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Puritan Beliefs:

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  1.  http://www.gotquestions.org/predestination.html (Remember what you read in the

above section.)
What is predestination?
What role did this play in Puritan society?

  1. http://www.nd.edu/~rbarger/www7/neprimer.html

How did the Puritans view education?

 


  1. http://www.gettysburg.edu/~tshannon/his341/nep07pg12_13.htm

What was the tool Puritans used to teach their children?


In addition to the alphabet, what else was taught using this tool?

  1.  http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel01.html

How were the Puritan beliefs reflected in the laws of Massachusetts? Look in particular at the punishments.

 


  1.  http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/salem.htm

Salem Village was the center of the witch trials. Look at a copy of an arrest warrant. What “proof” is provided?

 


  1.   http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/SAL_PHO.HTM

Look at a portrait “Examination of a Witch.” How are the conditions of the examination depicted? Record full details in a paragraph.



 


  1.  http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/ASA_GOOD.HTM

Look at the trial records of Sarah Good, in particular, the Summary of Evidence. What kind of evidence led to the indictment of Sarah as a witch? Look at the particular wording of those accusing Sarah.

 

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ELACC11-12RI1 ELACC11-12RI10 ELACC11-12W6

ELACC11-12W7 ELACC11-12W8


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