Mr. Dowling
Difference between the Puritans and the Pilgrims




What is the difference between the Puritans and the Pilgrims?



Pilgrims wanted to separate from the Church of England. They were also known as Separatists.

Puritans (led by John Winthrop) wanted to reform/PURIFY the Church of England.

Both groups ended up going to the 13 Colonies because the Church of England did not change.

Massachusetts-Puritans build a society based on religion (Great Migration)

theocracy-government based on religion


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