Life Lust and Lit in the Puritan Era

Life Lust and Lit in the Puritan Era

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  • Date Submitted: 01/30/2009 6:05 AM
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Micah Lignell
Section 1
1. Describe the clothing worn by men and women in Salem. What types of fabrics were used?
2. The clothing was modest and well suited for the new England climate, being mostly made of wool with linen under garments
3. How did their clothing support their religious views?
The clothing hid body features to try to encouraged purity

4. Describe the types of homes that probably existed in Salem. Explain what a palisade is and why it was necessary.
Sturdy wood frame construction small windows and well insulated against the harsh New England winters, a palisade was necessary the protect the village not only from attack but also from weather
5. Describe the family life of Puritans?
The Puritans lived in villages that consisted of four city blocks. Within these villages, relatives were placed together. The Puritan families consisted of husband, wife and children. The Puritan family was considered the basic unit of society in which the mother and the father had specific tasks. The husband was in charge of his wife and he had all of the authority within the house. He was to provide needs of the household, love and protect his family and teach his children about life which revolved around God. The Puritans family life consisted largely of farming. Both the men and women contributed to this way of life by planting and weeding from day to day

6. Describe a Puritan metal.
Normally a plain meal of bread cheese and some times meat.
How did their food and eating habits support their religious views?
Plain food as to not incit lust our other sins that's what they thought .

Section 2
What are the basic Puritan beliefs? List at least five.
1. Total Depravity - through...

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