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1.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

The Puritans led the original “war on Christmas,” cracking down on holiday celebrations. It was less about their asceticism and more about rejecting the world they had fled.

2.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas December 17, 2020 8.28am EST When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas” heats up. In recent years, department…

3.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Why the Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating Christmas When the alleged “War on Christmas” heats up, remember the Puritans first discouraged Yuletide festivities and later outright banned them.

4.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas … December 24, 2020 8:00PM (UTC) Puritans going to church: (Original Caption) “Thanks be to God for winter time! … the alleged “War on …

5.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Puritan efforts to crack down on Christmas revelries in England before 1620 had little impact. But once in North America, these seekers of religious freedom had control over the governments of New Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut.

6.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

The earliest documentary evidence for their aversion to celebrating Christmas dates back to 1621, when Gov. William Bradford of Plymouth Colony castigated some of the newcomers who chose to take the day off rather than work.. But why? As a devout Protestant, Bradford did not dispute the divinity of Jesus Christ. Indeed, Puritans spent a great deal of time investigating their own and others …

7.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Puritan efforts to crack down on Christmas revelries in England before 1620 had little impact. But once in North America, these seekers of religious freedom had control over the governments of New Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut.

8.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Bradford’s comments reflected Puritans’ lingering anxiety about the ways that Christmas had been celebrated in England. For generations, the holiday had been an occasion for riotous, sometimes…

9.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

The Puritans, it turns out, were not too keen on the holiday. They first discouraged Yuletide festivities and later outright banned them. At first glance, banning Christmas celebrations might seem like a natural extension of a stereotype of the Puritans as joyless and humorless that persists to this day.

10.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas. Salon – Peter C. Mancall. This article was originally published on The Conversation. When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas” heats up. In recent years, department store greeters and Starbucks cups have sparked furor by wishing customers “happy holidays.” …

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1.The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

The Puritans led the original “war on Christmas,” cracking down on holiday celebrations. It was less about their asceticism and more about rejecting the world they had fled.

Published Date: 2020-12-24T21:19:00.0000000Z

2.Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas

But debates about celebrating Christmas go back to the 17th century. The Puritans, it turns out, were not too keen on the holiday. They first discouraged Yuletide festivities and later outright banned them.

Published Date: 2020-12-24T20:02:00.0000000Z

3.Why the Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating Christmas

This article about the alleged “War on Christmas” and the … especially when attached to a religious moment. Puritan efforts to crack down on Christmas revelries in England before 1620 …

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4.Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas

(THE CONVERSATION) When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas … to a religious moment. Puritan efforts to crack down on Christmas revelries in England …

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5.Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas

When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas” heats … attached to a religious moment. Puritan efforts to crack down on Christmas revelries in England before …

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1  Why did Cromwell Ban Christmas?
Recently, the UK health secretary Matt Hancock suggested that Christmas could be ‘cancelled’ if the coronavirus pandemic got worse in the UK. This prompted comparisons of Hancock to Oliver Cormwell, who famously forbade people by law from celebrating Christmas. In this video, I explore the mindset of the Puritans and how their worldview could …
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1.Culture of England

royalist slogans. The book, The Vindication of Christmas (London, 1652), argued against the Puritans, and makes note of Old English Christmas traditions, dinner…

2.Easter

on Easter Sunday. Many Puritans saw traditional feasts of the established Anglican Church, such as All Saints’ Day and Easter, as an abomination. The

3.History of the United States

the East European empire in 1989. The Soviet Union collapsed on Christmas Day 1991, ending the U.S–Soviet Cold War. The United States emerged as the world’s…

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