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New England Puritans & Pilgrims

New England Puritans & Pilgrims

Discussion & Essay Questions

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    1. How are Puritans often stereotyped?
      • Is this stereotype flattering? Why or why not?
      • How accurate is it?
    2. For what reason might a simplified version of New England's history be constructed?
      • What purpose would such a narrative serve?
      • Whose purpose would it serve?