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PNW Missionaries Catholics and Protestants

PNW Missionaries Catholics and Protestants

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 • Agenda – Review vocab – Protestants • Goals/motivations • Key players –

• Agenda – Review vocab – Protestants • Goals/motivations • Key players – Catholics • Successes/reasons • Key players

 • Vocab and importance – Christianity – Protestant – Roman Catholic – Animism

• Vocab and importance – Christianity – Protestant – Roman Catholic – Animism – Medicine Man

 • Christianity (start writing) – Widespread in PNW since 19 th century –

• Christianity (start writing) – Widespread in PNW since 19 th century – Christians established churches and missions – Converted/attempted to convert natives – Now: Christianity not as dominant as more religions move in

 • Protestant – A branch of Christianity – Had specific goals with missions

• Protestant – A branch of Christianity – Had specific goals with missions (more on that later) – Provided a service to trappers/traders/settlers/children

 • Roman Catholic – Also established missions – More successful at converting than

• Roman Catholic – Also established missions – More successful at converting than Protestants – Less focused on settling than Protestants – Traveled with the natives – Many French Canadians living in PNW were Roman Catholic

 • Animism – Strongly held view that clashed with new ideas brought by

• Animism – Strongly held view that clashed with new ideas brought by missionaries

 • Medicine Man – Native concept – Idea clashed with what missionaries’ expected

• Medicine Man – Native concept – Idea clashed with what missionaries’ expected of their doctors – Natives had different expectations of Marcus Whitman than he had of self – Led to significant conflict

 • Protestants • Goals/objectives – Christianize – Civilize – Develop economy – Religious

• Protestants • Goals/objectives – Christianize – Civilize – Develop economy – Religious services for non-natives – Strengthen U. S. claim – Beat the Catholics to the natives – Educate (natives, settlers, trappers, traders)

 • Key players – Jason and Daniel Lee (read “Lee’s Mission” on pages

• Key players – Jason and Daniel Lee (read “Lee’s Mission” on pages 158, 159) – The Spaldings (read “The Spaldings” on pages 160) – Marcus and Narcissa Whitman (read “The Whitmans” on pages 160, 161)

 • Catholics • More successful at converting natives • Reasons – Did not

• Catholics • More successful at converting natives • Reasons – Did not encourage more settlement – Use of the Catholic Ladder (page 155) – Rituals – MORE missions (page 156, map 7 -1) – Less cultural interference – Traveled amongst natives