How does John Winthrop view class structure? How does Christianity justify th

 

How does John Winthrop view class structure?
How does Christianity justify this class structure and what is the social value of these relationships?
What duties to the community do its members have?
What defines a the “city upon a hill?”
How does Jonathan Edwards’ view of the Christian Community differ from that of John Winthrop’s view?
How does the tone of Edwards’ sermon differ from that of Winthrop’s sermon?
Are the two sermons similar in any way?
What do these two tell us about the changes in New England religion over time? 

 

According to Mun, what social role do merchants play?
What defines a good merchant?
What abilities were most useful for a successful merchant?
What was the national value of commerce and what was its ultimate goal?
How did the voyage of laborers from Europe differ from those coming from Africa?
How were these voyages similar?
Once in America, what were the differences between being an indentured servant and being a slave?
What was the social cost to laborers and slaves in serving the interests and goals of commerce? 

 

According to Mun, what social role do merchants play?
What defines a good merchant?
What abilities were most useful for a successful merchant?
What was the national value of commerce and what was its ultimate goal?
How did the voyage of laborers from Europe differ from those coming from Africa?
How were these voyages similar?
Once in America, what were the differences between being an indentured servant and being a slave?
What was the social cost to laborers and slaves in serving the interests and goals of commerce? 

    

Why were the documents drawn up?
How would you characterize the Rights (Rites) and Liberties of citizens of Massachusetts under the provisions of the document?
How would you characterize the Court Proceedings in Colonial Massachusetts?
How would you characterize the rules concerning freemen, women, children, servants, and foreigners?
How would you characterize the liberties of the church in Massachusetts? Was there separation of Church and State?
In both colonies where does power reside?
What are the major differences and similarities between the two documents?
Which document is most like the United States Constitution?

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