After reading this chapter, students will be able to
- Understand both the shared and distinctive motives leading to different European groups’ traveling to and settling in the new world.
- Understand how their respective founding charters shaped the ideologies of the different European settlements in the new world.
- Understand the adverse effects on the relationship of the English and the Native American tribes of the ongoing European expansion of English colonies in North America.
- Understand the significance of the Pequod War and the so-called King Philip’s War.
- Identify the introduction, growth, and effects of African slavery in the colonies.
- Understand the significance of Puritanism to seventeenth century literature and culture in the new world. • Identify the aesthetic features of the Puritan plain style in literature.
- 2.6: Anne Bradstreet
- 2.6.1: “The Prologue”
- 2.6.2: “The Author to Her Book”
- 2.6.3: “To My Dear and Loving Husband”
- 2.6.4: “Contemplations”
- 2.6.5: “Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House”
- 2.6.6: “In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet”
- 2.6.7: “In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Anne Bradstreet”
- 2.6.8: “On My Dear Grandchild Simon Bradstreet”
- 2.6.9: Reading and Review Questions
Thumbnail: The Return of Roger Williams. (Public Domain; C.R. Grant (1886) via Wikipedia)