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Chapter 8, Lesson 3: Challenging Authority (pp. 191-195)

I. Religion and the Government

II. Dissent in Puritan Society

    A. Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson disagreed with Puritan beliefs.

    B. Dissenters continued to speak out even though they were punished.

III. Witchcraft in Salem
    A. Two young girls began acting strangely and started a witch craze.

    B. The people of Salem hanged nineteen people found guilty of witchcraft.

IV. The Great Awakening

    A. By the early 1700s, Puritan ministers lost authority.

    B. New Puritan churches created a revival of the religious spirit.

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