Religious dissenters belief in hard work social conformity new england

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Religion in Colonial America: Trends, Regulations, and Beliefs

The people belonging to these specific religious groups, known collectively as the "English Dissenters," were called such because they dissented disagreed with popular religious belief and opinion. The most famous example of this particular set is the Protestant groups who split from the Church of England in the 16thth centuries. Religious dissenters in general are worldwide and exist or existed in many countries. Protestant, or at least anti-Catholic. They moved from England because of their argument with England's rules of belief. It is religion or religious belief.

religious dissenters · belief in hard work · social conformity · New England All of these describe what group of settlers in colonial North America? Massachusetts.
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New England Colonies

The life expectancy of its citizens became longer than that of Old England, and much longer than the Southern English colonies. Children were born at nearly twice the rate in Maryland and Virginia. It is often said that New England invented grandparents, for it was here that people in great numbers first grew old enough to see their children bear children. Literacy rates were high as well. Massachusetts law required a tax-supported school for every community that could boast 50 or more families.

In the early years of what later became the United States, Christian religious groups played an influential role in each of the British colonies, and most attempted to enforce strict religious observance through both colony governments and local town rules. Most attempted to enforce strict religious observance. Laws mandated that everyone attend a house of worship and pay taxes that funded the salaries of ministers. Although most colonists considered themselves Christians, this did not mean that they lived in a culture of religious unity. Instead, differing Christian groups often believed that their own practices and faiths provided unique values that needed protection against those who disagreed, driving a need for rule and regulation. In Europe, Catholic and Protestant nations often persecuted or forbade each other's religions, and British colonists frequently maintained restrictions against Catholics.


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