6th Period - Road to Religious Freedom

Timeline created by 228607
In History
  • Religious Requirements for Voting

    Religious Requirements for Voting
    Only men who had land could vote at the time. Religious beliefs also kept some people from voting.
  • Pilgrims Arrive

    Pilgrims Arrive
    The pilgrims, people who left England because they were being persecuted for their religion, arrived in New England. They were tolerant of other's religions.
  • Puritans Arrive

    Puritans Arrive
    The puritans also came to New England for religious freedom. But, they weren't tolerant of other religions.
  • Catholics founded Maryland

    Catholics founded Maryland
    Maryland was another place besides New England where people could go if they were being persecuted for their religion. Catholics mainly made up the population of Maryland, but they were also extremely tolerant of other religions.
  • Dissent in Massachusetts Bay

    Dissent in Massachusetts Bay
    The puritans drove out people who didn't believe in their religion. Anne Hutchinson was banished because she questioned the church leader.
  • More Dissent in Massachusetts Bay

    More Dissent in Massachusetts Bay
    Roger Williams, who founded Rhode Island, also gets banished from Massachusetts.
  • Quakers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

    Quakers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
    Quakers were people who thought everyone to be equal. They live in Pennsylvania, named after William Penn.
  • The First Great Awakening

    The First Great Awakening
    More people started doing religious things such as going to church more often.
  • Virginia Statutes for Religious Freedom

    Virginia Statutes for Religious Freedom
    The Virginia Bill of Rights states that separation of church is essential.