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Puritan husbands could beat their wives, but with nothing bigger than their thumbs.
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Every Puritan was placed on a grid of inferiority or serupiority.
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Puritans stressed dicipline more than affection.
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The parent was known to crush the childs drive or desire to be independent.
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The Puritans' strict control over their children gave the children a feeling of helplessness.
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The Puritan society devalued independent thought, self - satisfaction,experance, and real closeness.
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Puritan women were very low in the social status -- but still higher than the slaves.
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The Puritans believed that women needed men, not only for the physical protection and financial support, but also to prevent themselves from going intellectually astray.
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A Puritan wife's major purose in life, besides working on religious salvation, was to minister to her husband's needs.
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Although a couple "are combined together as it were in one," even the Calvinists agree with the Puritans that the closet human relatinoship, "one is always higher, and beareth rule, the other is lower, and yeeldeth subjection."
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Most Puritan husbands tended to emphasize what his wife could do for him, when he should've been thinking what can i do for my wife.
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Without a marriage, a women could hardley expect to have any financial security.
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Puritans were colonists, therefore they believed in predestination (God picked before hand who would go to heaven)
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Confomity was the only accepted way for women to live, if they were a Puritan.
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Puritans had no acceptance of other religions; they believed that they had the only correct religion oh which everyone should believe in and were unwilling to grant others what they had achieved for themselves.
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If any Puritan were to committ a sin they would be banished or severily punished.
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single women had no rights and were called femme sole
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femme converts are married women with no rights
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Puritan women had a thing called dowery rights, stating that women had the right to one third of their husbands property after he passed.
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Puritans had arranged marriages.
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