A Modell of Christian Charity by John Winthrop: Summary & Analysis - Quiz & Worksheet


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John Winthrop was a part of what religious group?

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1. Who was the English king at the time that Winthrop left England for America?

2. What reason does Winthrop give for God creating rich people and poor people in A Model of Christian Charity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

John Winthrop was a 17th century author facing religious persecution in his homeland, which inspired his major work, A Modell of Christian Charity. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the major themes in this work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The religious climate of Winthrop's time period
  • The purpose of A Modell of Christian Charity
  • Key rationale in Winthrop's philosophy
  • Specific examples used by Winthrop in his work
  • Details of Winthrop's pilgrimage

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about Winthrop and his text
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key concepts, such as who the Puritans were and what were the major themes in Winthrop's text
  • Making connections - correlate your historical knowledge of the 17th century to the motivation behind Winthrop's pilgrimage and writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Winthrop and A Modell of Christian Charity

Additional Learning

To learn more about John Winthrop and his crucial work, review the accompanying lesson called A Modell of Christian Charity by John Winthrop: Summary, Analysis & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the cultural climate of the 17th century, including attitudes toward religion
  • Covers major events and details in Winthrop's religious life
  • Details examples of key beliefs and themes in Winthrop's work
  • Details specific form and function used in Winthrop's work