1688 - James II is deposed and replaced by William and Mary. Britain becomes a constitutional monarchy, a Bill of Rights is drafted, and the Dominion of New England is overthrown in North America
Puritanism had declined by 1730s, people upset about decline in religious piety. Great Awakening was sudden outbreak of religious ferver that swept thru colonies. one of first events to unify colonies. jonathan edwards and gearge whitefield helped start.
The Stuart Restoration (i)
The Stuart restoration occurred in England in 1660. King Charles II assumed the throne after the eleven-year commonwealth government headed by Oliver Cromwell. Stuart was the king's family name.
Virginia Company of London
Was a joint stock company that petitioned the king for a charter with the purpose of establishing a settlement, finding gold, and making a profit.
Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Angelican Church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
Radical group of Puritans who wanted to cut all ties with the Church of England. The Pilgrims were separatists.