The Enlightenment was also known as what?
the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is known for which groups of people?
Puritans and Pilgrims
This literature is a product of what?
The Reformation and the Renaissance
What did the Puritans believe in?
Hard work and simple no-frills living
These writings were in what type of styles?
Sermons, diaries, personal narratives, slave narratives, and poetry
Who founded Jamestown in 1607?
What was the name of the young Indian woman who supposedly saved John Smith?
What was the name of the story that John Smith wrote about Pocahontas?
The Pocahontas Legend
Who was elected governor of Plymouth?
Who wrote “Of Plymouth Plantation”?
Who was the first published American poet?
Use favored the use of conceits or extended metaphors?
Who was the author of “Upon the Burning of Our House”?
Edward Taylor was what?
A clergy man/minister
Edward Taylor examined his what?
His inner self
How did Edward Taylor examine his inner self?
Through commune with God
Edward Taylor wrote what major piece?
“Upon a Spider Catching a Fly”
Who lectured his classmates on their sins?
Cotton Mather had 15 children, but how many actually survived?
How many of Cotton Mather’s wives died?
What happened to Cotton Mather’s last wife?
She went insane
How many pamphlets did Cotton Mather write?
More than 500
Name Cotton Mather’s two major works:
“Magnalia Christi Americana””The Wonders of the Invisible World”
Which author saw God as punitive (wrathful) and distant?
In Jonathon Edwards’ eyes, man was basically what?
Jonathon Edwards believed his communicated with God how?
People reacted to whose sermons with “hysterical fits of weeping”?
What major work was writen by Jonathon Edwards?
“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”