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How many different religions were practiced in the colony of Delaware?

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The first European settlers of Delaware were Scandinavian Lutherans and Dutch Reformed. Quakers and Baptists came later. As the colony became dominated by the British, the Church of England (Anglican) became more numerous prior to the American Revolution.

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