Learning Exercise

Divining America: Religion and National Culture

This assignment explores the role of the Puritan religion in the new colonies.
Course: US History I

Essays on religion, religious movements and religious groups in America from Colonial times through the 20th century.... see more


ValueTree:Read the article about the importance of the Puritan religion in the new colonies which can be found at http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/eighteen/ekeyinfo/puritan.htm . After reading the article create a “Value Tree” documenting the beliefs of the Puritan religion that the Colonists followed completely.


Early Settlements: New England Colonies

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Describe the role of religion and economics in the growth of New England colonies.