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what group in New England was the most influential?
Puritans
what dominated every aspect of the puritans life and society?
religion
what was the term for when in 1662 they decided to accept the children of church members even if the parents weren't saved?
the Halfway Covenant
the decline of Puritan influence definitely created a need for what?
revival
what church in the southern colonies was the official church in every southern colony?
the Church of England or the Anglican church
what were the official substitutes, to report on the conditions, to advise American pastors, and to promote education?
commisaries
what were the two best known commisaries?
Thomas Bray and James Blair
which church was the strongest in the cities?
Anglican church
who were the followers of the early reformer John Huss?
moravians
what were the Moravians searching refuge from?[this is why they settled in Germany]
religious persecution
what was a very important thing in the colonies?
education
when the Moravians settled in Germany, they next moved to where?
Georgia
In the 1720's, the colonists experienced a great revival known as the what?
the Great Awakening
the most powerful preacher in the South during the revival was a preacher in Virginia named ______ ________.
Samuel Davies
who was the leading preacher in the New England area?
Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards had been instructed at which college.[was still teaching God's Word at this time]
yale
As Edwards preached on justification by ____, hundreds came to know the Lord.
faith
the greatest effect of the great awakening was what?
the amazing number of converts
another effect of the Great Awakening was that the revival increased the ________ activity in the colonies?
missionary
the great awakening also had a great impact on the __&___ in the colonies
colleges and universities
another result of the Great Awakening was the ___ of the gap between the _____ & ____.
furthering/church/state
the Great Awakening also stoked the fire for the desire of the colonists for ___ ____.
political freedom
the revival began a strengthening process in the ___ ___ of the people in the colonies.
moral makeup
the ________________ in EUROPE greatly affected thought.
Enlightenment
___ ____ were equivalent to our mondern-day elementary schools
Grammar Schools
Grammar School usually lasted for ___ years
7 [seven]
most Grammar school students learned to read either by reading _____ or by using a printed sheet of paper attached to a piece of wood called a "________"
scripture/hornbook
parents sent their children to "___ _____" where the children were instructed by widows or single women
"dame schools"
which college was the first institution of higher learning in the colonies and was begun by the puritans to help educate future ministers
Harvard College
Young men accepted ____ positions to learn trades.[this normally lasted for 7 years or until the man was 21 years of age.
apprenticeship
_______,("poor man's silver"), was a mixture of tin, lead, and copper.
pewter
____ ____, the "Father of the Iron Industry," created the boot scraper.
Joseph Jenkins
_____ _______ began producing clocks in the colony of Commeticutduring this time. His company still exists today.
Seth Thomas
__ ____ was the most famous furniture maker in the colonies
Duncan Phyfe
the early study of art in the colonies was known as the _____ _______.
American Primitive
more people could ___ in the colonies than Europe.
read
the greatest painter ever to work in the colonial America was who?
John Singleton Copley
who painted historical scenes from the revolutionary war such as "Cornwallis's Surrender at Yorktown"
Charles Willson Peale
who was the one-eyed painter who also painted battle scenes such as "The Battle of Bunker Hill," and 4 of his paintings are in the Rotunda of the Capital in Washington, DC
John Trumbull
who became one of the best known American painters?
Benjamin West
who painted the famous UNFINISHED portrait of George Washington?
Gilbert Stuart
the greatest painter ever to work in the colonial America was who?
John Singleton Copley
who was an evangelist from Englad that was also an important preacher to help kindle the Great Awakening?
George Whitefield