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Compare the way religion shaped the development of colonial societyto 1740 in New England and Middle Atlantic?

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October 14, 2009 5:21AM

I see someon has AP US History like me SAME exact question so in

New England innocent witches were dying because of a governtment

with a great influence by the church


--In New England, except in RI, the Puritan/Congregationalist

faith was the established church. Ministers received financial

support from taxes. There wasn't much religious tolerance, and

religion was a huge part of everyday life. The Halfway Covenant

would be a good thing to put into your answer. Eventually, New

England started to shift away from strict Puritanism. They started

to preach about good works, which was associated with the Anglican

church.


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