United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

New England Puritans

Celebrating Christmas resulted in a fine in New England
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Question 131411:

All but which of the following are accurate statements about the Puritans who settled in New England in the 17th century?

A) they still considered themselves English
B) they looked primarily to the Bible for guidance in daily affairs
C) while non-Puritans were sometimes tolerated in their midst, behavioral expectations were still strict
D) their houses of worship were plain with no stain-glassed windows or organs
E) they rejected the Calvinist doctrines of predestination and election

Answer & Explanation

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