United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Roger Williams


Williams insisted on paying for any land belonging to Indians
(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131412:

Religious and political dissident Roger Williams

A) held no positions in Massachusetts churches before his banishment
B) established the colony of Connecticut with like-minded refugees from Massachusetts Bay Colony
C) offended the Puritan authorities with his recommendation that confessional booths be placed in churches
D) was convicted of sedition and heresy by a Massachusetts General Court
E) felt that religious and political authority were inseparable

Answer & Explanation

Teachers & Students:
•   Do you know someone who would enjoy receiving the U.S. History Question of the Day? If so, email them the link to the registration page.

•   You can also visit the U.S. History Resources website to find other aids for students and teachers, including lectures, charts, links, and short quizzes.
•   If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, please send an email with the subject "Unsubscribe."

•   Interested in a great source for U.S. history primary sources and lesson plans? Visit the NEH Edsitement page.

Statcounter results: